Haiti Earthquake: Nation Faces Despair After Recent Hope

What makes the apocalyptic earthquake that ravaged Haiti on Jan. 12 especially “cruel and incomprehensible,” as U.S. President Barack Obama put it, is that it struck at a rare moment of optimism.

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