“Haiti Without Walls”

 In General

January 3, 2011

Author Kettly Mars, the wife of Louis-Henri Mars who is a good friend, not to mention advisor of Haiti Partners, wrote an excellent piece that made it to New York Times Op-Ed section January 1, 2011.

Haiti Without Walls

Jan. 12, 2010, 4:53 p.m., a high-magnitude telluric wave twisted the ground under our feet. In just 35 seconds about 300,000 people lost their lives and more than one million souls in three cities became homeless. How eerie the huge cloud of dust rising in the dying day over Port-au-Prince, and spreading up to this suburb of the capital. How unreal the sound of car alarms blasting under the building debris.

I believe that in all bad things there is some good — if we take a moment to look, if we don’t miss the essential. Click here to continue

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