Hope for Haiti

The Governor General writes of the Haitian people.

Every ordeal is an opportunity to rediscover what is essential and to learn from what has happened to better resist and return to life. This is what my grandmother told me and I have always thought she was speaking on behalf of our ancestors, that this was key to the Haitian people’s much-talked about resilience and inextricably linked to the country’s history.

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