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News - May 27, 2011

Haitian refugee seeks to rebuild his country

Peterson Joseph, 19, studies at Foothill College but needs sponsors

by Sue Dremann

Nineteen-year-old Haitian refugee Peterson Joseph's sunny disposition spread across his face this week as he spoke about his dreams of a college education. As he chatted in a Palo Alto church, his cheeks dimpled deeply and his eyes twinkled. But they darkened as he talked about the still-dire situation in Haiti.

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Staff Writer Sue Dremann can be emailed at sdremann@paweekly.com.


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