Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Lanitte Belledente was cooking rice, beans and chicken in the kitchen of Haitian Ministries' Norwich Mission House in Petionville when the first wave of tremors hit. Then a second.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Saintana St.Vil, or Mrs. William Joseph, moved into her house in the mountain town of Morne Hopital on April 24, 2000. A ragged chunk of slate on the ground at the entrance to her two-room concrete hut says so. After Jan. 12, 2010, she may never go back.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti - After breakfast on Saturday morning, Jean Marie Brutus took a bucket of water and a thin blue rag out to the driveway in front of the house that is temporarily sheltering various staff of Haitian Ministries' Norwich Mission House and their families.