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If you haven’t caught this week’s Frontline, an incisive look into January’s earthquake in Haiti and the abysmal relief situation, we highly recommend it:
At long last, it’s a thorough, substantial depiction of the whatthefuckery that has gone down in Haiti (before and since the earthquake)–a welcome answer to the thin, info-free journalistic jerking off we were forced to watch three months ago.
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Perhaps we could all learn something from his tireless efforts and pushcart lessons. Peñaflorida said:
“Our planet is filled with heroes, young and old, rich and poor, man, woman of different colors, shapes and sizes. We are one great tapestry. Each person has a hidden hero within, you just have to look inside you and search it in your heart, and be the hero to the next one in need.”
And right now, from behind our walls of daily snark and selfishness and shame, we kinda believe him.