Children stand in the schoolyard of the Academy for Peace and ...
Jan 10th, 2012
(Reuters) - Children stand in the schoolyard of the Academy for Peace and Justice while waiting to sing the national anthem in Port-au-Prince January 9, 2012. The school, which was built after the devastating January 2010 earthquake which killed more than 200,000 people, destroyed numerous schools and crippled infrastructure, is run by a Catholic priest and funded by a roster of Hollywood A-list celebrities. REUTERS/Swoan Parker (HAITI - Tags: EDUCATION DISASTER) -
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