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US implored to stop deporting Haitians

Protected status urged for battered country

''It makes sense for us to keep those people here,'' said Carline Desire of the Association of Haitian Women in Boston. ''It makes sense for us to keep those people here,'' said Carline Desire of the Association of Haitian Women in Boston. (Globe Staff Photo / Essdras M. Suarez)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / May 13, 2009

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Almost a year after Hurricane Hanna slammed into Haiti, the memory stops her cold. Gracieuse Marius, a nurse, had huddled inside until the floodwaters subsided in the city of Gonaives, then she raced into the streets to find someone to save. Instead, she was confronted with silence: Cars, trees, and dead animals floated in the water. She still cannot bring ... (Full article: 866 words)

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