Monthly Archives: June 2013

a thousand words

I’ve finally gone through all my photos from the trip and uploaded them on to Flickr. Here is the link, enjoy!  

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a journey cut short

I’m sorry that I haven’t written in so long. Unfortunately, there’s been a change of plans, and DukeEngage Haiti has been cut short. The eight of us are packing our bags and flying out of Port au Prince tomorrow morning. … Continue reading

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solèy kouche

The other day, as we were walking through a rural area of Leogane to begin our fieldwork, we heard music and singing coming from across the river next to us. We crossed one of the makeshift wood bridges until we … Continue reading

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passing the time

The days are starting to go by a lot faster. As of today, we’ve been here for 3 full weeks, we’ve been doing field work for 2 weeks, and we’ve collected over 30 surveys. We’re also starting to learn the … Continue reading

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personal dilemmas

There are so many thoughts going through my mind right now, so many things that I want to talk about, but I have no idea how to articulate any of it. I don’t even know where to start. Today was … Continue reading

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valuable lessons

For some reason, I thought this would feel different. I wasn’t completely sure what it would be like to come to a country like Haiti, but I didn’t imagine it would feel like this. I thought I would be filled … Continue reading

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when in haiti

You always hear about this concept of “assimilation,” or the process of adapting to a new culture or society; but you never really know what it means until you’re thrust into a completely foreign country and expected to adjust. And … Continue reading

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