I was recently given the opportunity to write a piece on child slavery in Haiti for an online magazine called SheLoves… “Megan! Megan! Come, see! Someone is here for you!” I heard my neighbor yelling from the front gate. As I tried to see who it was through the downpour and the dark, I decided toContinue reading “Child Slavery in Haiti…”
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Freedom Reigns in this place.
The longer I am here, the more I realize, no matter how well I know Creole, no matter how many people I know in Gressier, no matter how many people call me “White Haitian” (and treat me as an equal) and no matter how well I “integrate” into this community…it always falls back to theContinue reading “Freedom Reigns in this place.”
When I first visited Haiti I was so naive about many things…one of them being slaves in Haiti. A Haitian friend and I were having a discussion about child slaves, and I asked, “How do you know which child is a slave?” And he answered, “You just know.” It wasn’t even 3 minutes later asContinue reading “TRAPPED.”