From December 31, 2022

Christmas is quickly becoming a memory, consumed by the daily reality and struggles of life. On the morning of my return to Florida, Stéphanie showed me a video clip she saw on Facebook. I thought she was about to show me footage of a dancing cat. No. It looked like the aftermath of Russian bombings in Ukraine. “Is that Ukraine?” I asked. “No. It is Haiti.” I took her phone and looked more closely. It was a 50-second video shot by a guy on a motorcycle as he slowly maneuvered around three or four burned school buses.

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