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Dancing In The Rubble
    Carol Guzy/ZUMA (bios)
Story of the Week #802: TUESDAY September 21, 2021: 'DANCING IN THE RUBBLE' by ZUMA Pulizer Prize Photographer Carol Guzy who was in Haiti witnessing first hand the situation, Guzy received her fourth Pulitzer for her searing coverage of the Haitian earthquake back in 2010: A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at 8:29 AM EDT on August 14, 2021. It affected a large area of rural southwestern provinces, killing at least a confirmed 2,250 people and injuring 12,000, leaving the Caribbean Island nation in the grip of yet another humanitarian crisis. On good days, life is desperately hard in Haiti. Tragedy befalls the country repeatedly. Political anarchy, gang violence, natural disasters and endless floods. In 2010 a massive quake killed over 300,000 people in Port-au-Prince. Ten years later the island country still hadn't recovered when the earth trembled again and life for so many was again eternally altered. But for most Haitians it's not about dying in the quake but rather living in the rubble of shattered lives and altered destinies where the legendary Haitian resilience survives. They mourn, pray then move on with the task of living. The town of Maniche is a teeth-rattling bumpy drive from Les Cayes where approximately 90% of buildings were destroyed or damaged. Yet hope endures in the wounded landscape. Welcome to: 'DANCING IN THE RUBBLE'
Dancing In The Rubble
    Carol Guzy/ZUMA (bios)
Story of the Week #802: TUESDAY September 21, 2021: 'DANCING IN THE RUBBLE' by ZUMA Pulizer Prize Photographer Carol Guzy who was in Haiti witnessing first hand the situation, Guzy received her fourth Pulitzer for her searing coverage of the Haitian earthquake back in 2010: A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at 8:29 AM EDT on August 14, 2021. It affected a large area of rural southwestern provinces, killing at least a confirmed 2,250 people and injuring 12,000, leaving the Caribbean Island nation in the grip of yet another humanitarian crisis. On good days, life is desperately hard in Haiti. Tragedy befalls the country repeatedly. Political anarchy, gang violence, natural disasters and endless floods. In 2010 a massive quake killed over 300,000 people in Port-au-Prince. Ten years later the island country still hadn't recovered when the earth trembled again and life for so many was again eternally altered. But for most Haitians it's not about dying in the quake but rather living in the rubble of shattered lives and altered destinies where the legendary Haitian resilience survives. They mourn, pray then move on with the task of living. The town of Maniche is a teeth-rattling bumpy drive from Les Cayes where approximately 90% of buildings were destroyed or damaged. Yet hope endures in the wounded landscape. Welcome to: 'DANCING IN THE RUBBLE'