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Story Publication logo March 13, 2012

Cynthia in Haiti: After the Earthquake


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Across the world more attention needs to be focused on children's needs so that girls as well as...


Cynthia Desert lives in a tent camp near St. Anne's Church in Port-au-Prince. On school days she wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to prepare for school—using the outdoor shower of a neighbor across the street. She likes to get to school early so she has time to play with her friends. Cynthia attends l'Ecole Nationale Republique du Chili, a school that was closed for three months after the earthquake but has now been rebuilt.


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Children and Youth

Children and Youth
Three women grouped together: an elderly woman smiling, a transwoman with her arms folded, and a woman holding her headscarf with a baby strapped to her back.


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