Haiti in Seven Snapshots – As I Experienced It

I took the photos below well before the earthquake and Sontag’s story on clean-up, but here is a look at what I saw around Leogane and Jacmel, Haiti. I spent a month in each of these cities over the summer of 2007, and I taught flute lessons and music theory to students of all ages. This opportunity was possible through a Lawrence University professor committed to helping music education in Haiti. We worked directly with two Haitian music schools / summer camps.

On a hike, away from the cities

 A blue church

 Deforestation and farming on the mountains between Leogane and Jacmel

Classroom in Jacmel

A peaceful place

Men lift cement to a neighboring roof for construction via assembly line on a rickety-looking ladder

The beach after hurricane Dean, the day before I left

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