The Faces of Haiti – five years later


Five years ago today.

Earthquake + grinding poverty = total devastation.

In honor of a courageous and resilient people whose suffering seems as unending as it is inequitable, I share a few photos of the faces of the country, taken by my daughter and me over the years.


Who deserve better.

DSCN0915DSCN1037DSCN4090DSCN4100 DSC_0116 DSC_0472 DSC_0700 DSC09132  CSchildProudHaitian

See my post from this date last year for more background on Haiti’s woes.


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2 Responses to The Faces of Haiti – five years later

  1. Nikki CB says:

    Beautiful photographs.

  2. rickconti says:

    It’s a beautiful land and people, both sadly oppressed. For your reference, I took the first four and last two; Leah took the four sandwiched in the middle during a trip soon after the earthquake. There are stories behind most of them, too. I’d love to go back, but photos are all I have for now.

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