Haiti: Out of the Ruins

Haiti: Out of the Ruins, by James Nachtwey
James Nachtwey / VII for TIME

Most Haitians have always lived in a society constructed along a narrow ledge on a precipice above the abyss. The rich existed on the plateau above them, unseen in their black-windowed Land Cruisers. A man takes refuge behind a Dumpster outside a hospital. He has been refused entry to the hospital because the workers consider him mentally unstable.

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