Born of 9/11, an Effort to Rebuild Shattered Haiti

photo by James Estrin/The New York Times

“The magnitude of the catastrophe in Haiti is unimaginable,” Mr. Stuckey said. “In that one 30-second earthquake, more people died than in the whole area impacted by the tsunami in Southeast Asia. Its grinding poverty, its proximity to the United States and the ability to get our feet on the ground quickly made it a perfect location for us to put our efforts to work.”

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/02/realestate/commercial/02haiti.html?pagewanted=2&ref=haiti

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