Universal Languages
Haiti

Universal Languages

In Haiti they speak Creole, a language that sounds very similar to French and looks entirely different written out. I was operating on two years of middle school (formal European) French in Haiti and managed to get along fine most of the time. Some of the older boys spoke some English and we could communicate … Continue reading

21 in Haiti
Haiti

21 in Haiti

We left for Haiti on May 14: my 21st birthday. While many kids my age spend this birthday drinking more than their body weight in alcohol, bent over a toilet in a strange bar or unaware of how they even celebrated, I will remember every moment of mine. Getting off the plane in Port-au-Prince people … Continue reading