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At a Haiti school's reopening, a lesson in sharing

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/03/2010

Mitchell Landsberg

"Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - David Saill is 10 years old, and he came to school Monday in a freshly ironed shirt and baggy black slacks to reclaim a piece of his lost life. "He couldn't have it all back. Not his home, which collapsed in the Jan. 12 earthquake. Not his very best friend, Laguer, who died when his own house fell on him. Not the sense of security he felt before he knew that the earth could shake apart his known universe. "But school -- that he could have back. Or so he was told. "Monday was the first day that schools in Haiti could reopen after the earthquake, which was centered near the capital, Port-au-Prince. The entire national school system -- already among the poorest in the world -- had been shut down, although schools in much of the country were not directly affected." Read on...
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"At a Haiti school's reopening, a lesson in sharing", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2010. Consulté le 25/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/at-a-haiti-school-s-reopening-a-lesson-in-sharing