Palace in Ruins

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The Presidential Palace stands in ruins behind a wall supporting former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, twice ousted in U.S.-backed coups d'état.

Captions and photos by Tony Savino

Power of Prayer

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A woman prays before a crucifix in front of the National Cathedral.

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A man walks in front of a sign advertising skin-lightening cream.

Doctor Visit

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A boy at a tent behind Port-au-Prince's General Hospital after receiving help from international doctors.

Playing in Pétionville

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Girls play at a camp for displaced persons in Pétionville.

Bare Necessities

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A girl fetches water in Pétionville.

Ruins

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A house in the Bel Air section of Port-au-Prince.

Kids in Haiti

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Boys play in front of a mural depicting progressive luminaries and the Last Supper in Port-au-Prince.

In the Shadow of the Palace

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A camp for displaced persons in front of the Presidential Palace.

Food Line

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Children lined up for food at a church.

Making Do

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A young woman fixes her hair in a broken mirror at a camp in Port-au-Prince.

Innocence Not Lost

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Children at a camp in Port-au-Prince.

Jumping Rope

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Children jumping rope at a Port-au-Prince camp.

Sad Reminders

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A woman holds photos of her daughter, whose body remains in the wrecked house behind her.

'La Ville'

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Downtown Port-au-Prince.

Teenage Gossip

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Teenage girls joke as they apply nail polish in a camp for displaced persons in Pétionville.

Waiting for Treatment

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People wait outside a clinic staffed by the French Red Cross.

Brushing Teeth

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Girls brush their teeth at a water tank at a camp in Pétionville.

Solidarity

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Girls hold hands at a camp in the Canapé-Vert neighborhood of Port-au-Prince.

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