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Beacon News: Haitian student grateful for ‘renewal’

By Jen Herring
Contributing Writer

Only 45 minutes from Miami, part of the Island of Hispaniola, Haiti remains in dismay due to the recent earthquake.

The tragedy is felt not only in Haiti, but at Palm Beach Atlantic University as well.

Edwens Prophete, a student working towards his masters in business, considers himself lucky to have heard from some of his family only a few hours after the earthquake.

Prophete, born in New York as one of seven siblings, lived in Port-au-Prince for six years and still has a lot of extended family in Haiti. Continue reading

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