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  • Haitian grad student: "This is a shame"

    Haitian grad student: "This is a shame"

    By Jean-Élie Belleroche
    Jean-Élie Belleroche
    Published: Jan. 29, 2010

    Born and raised in Haiti, Jean-Élie Belleroche, graduate student in French, talks about the recent earthquake and how Haiti’s political instability is like a cancer that is ruining “Man-Yiti (mother Haiti).”

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      Julia F. said on May 8, 2011 at 6:28 a.m.
      Dear Mr. Belleroche, thank you very much for your thought provoking article. I am the co-founder of a non-profit organization called The Change Mission, and our launch project is the reconstruction of a school in Haiti. I would very much like to speak with you, and will be in the Austin area soon and also in Haiti. You can contact me through our website, www.thechangemission.com.
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      Yami said on Feb. 9, 2010 at 12:36 p.m.
      Hello Belleroche, It is unfortunate that tragedy had to happen to our mother land but one thing we know for sure that God is in control and hopefully something good will come out of it. How is your family? Anyone in your family was affected? How is your mother?. Keep in touch. All the best.
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