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Tuesday Jul 8 | National Public Radio

Grace Blends With Danger In Obscure Art In Haiti

Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight.

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Tuesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Alfred Avril, right, instructs a student in the little-known martial art of machete fencing, just outside the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, whimpering toddler while trying to guard against a fierce tropical sun.

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