Masks in the aftermath of the Haitian Earthquake
Perhaps, it is the strong island winds wiping up the dust from the ruins. The helicopters and cargo planes compete with the wind to stir up the clouds of dust. Haitians wear the mask to not eat the dust, to not smell the dead and the unwashed living bodies.
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Posted Saturday, February 6, 2010, 03:27 PM