a young man in a corn field in Haiti

‘They say a country never dies’: Haitians reflect on the past while confronting the future

As Haiti wrestles with the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, a photographer examines what it means to be Haitian.

As Haiti prepares to bury assassinated President Jovenel Moïse, older Haitians share memories of life before and during a long history of turmoil, as well as times when growing up on this island felt safe, liberating even. Here, a young man hikes up a corn field at sunset in Laval, Carrefour in 2017.

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