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#2354: Haiti-Usa : Hermantin comments
From: leonie hermantin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I was also present at the Haiti-USA game, and what struck me was the sheer
number of Haitians in attendance ( Miami-Herald estimates that half of the
48,000 present were Haitians). I was also pleased by the fact that so many
young Haitian-Americans (male and female) proudly wore our bicolore by
either draping themselves with the flag, wearing it as a head scarf(bandana)
and donning patriotic tee-shirts (100% Haitian, proud to be Haitian).
I remember reading the sad story of a Haitian-American youth who commited
suicide because he had been "outed" as a Haitian. We have indeed come a
long way. It was enheartening to observe that our youth have somehow come to
terms with their hyphenated identities.
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