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    Freedom!!!!!

    Back in 2011 I moved out of my parents home, it was the most terrifying experience ever but It was also the best decision I've ever made. I was free to do what I wanted, which was mostly work to pay bills but the thought of entering my apartment and being at peace helped motivate...
    Trina23 Trina23 22-25, F Sep 30, 2013

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    Summer Vacation

    On a cold winter night, the girls were surrunded by the camp fire, and roasting their marshmellows and hotdogs. They talked and text on their phones. the girls were candy, britian, and kim. These girls were on a vaction and were in their 20's. Britian was the oldest one though...
    laughablero5 laughablero5 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2011

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    Things Are Not Always What They Seem... Disbanding Haitian Stereotypes

    As soon as I tell people that I am Haitian, they start going crazy. "What?! You're Haitian? Stop lying, you're not Haitian. You don't look Haitian! And you were born here? I didn't even know that there were light-skinned Haitians! But you guys dress well! Wait--so you're Haitian...
    bklyn12594 bklyn12594 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    Missing Everything At Home.

    I was born and raised in Haiti for most of my life. I came to the U.S after the earthquake. I miss all the chaos, the Christmas songs, the carnival even know I was never interested in it, and I miss my language
    bellelune bellelune 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    Youtube Video Celebrity Black + Latino

    This video was amazing to see the various hues in colors and experiences and backgrounds. One of my dear friends posted this video from youtube discussing exactly what I had post in "Skin Color..." I felt such a relief watching the video as if to say that this is what I was...
    blushingandblue blushingandblue 26-30, F Jan 12, 2012

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    =]

    Just wanted to say hey to my fellow Haitians... sak passe?
    ImJustRegular ImJustRegular 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    However, I Don't Know The First Thing About Them

    My mother (Virginia D. Sullivan-deceased) was from Georgia, & my father (Tony Alexandre) is from Hattie, so I'm half hatien, but born in New York. However, my father was never involved in my life, so no one has taught me anything about the Haitian language, or culture. All I...
    SecretHentaiBoy SecretHentaiBoy 22-25, M May 12, 2011

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    The Misconception Of Dating (A) Haitian Man/Men

    I've read several blogs and articles online in which someone, usually a woman, is insulting an entire ethnicity, in this case “Haitian men” solely because she was heartbroken. Why insult an entire ethnicity because you had a bad experience? I think that it is fair to say, I...
    Meduneter10 Meduneter10 31-35 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Yes I'm Haitian. Nope not Jamaican.

    Not Bahamian. Yes I speak Creole. I am Haitian I don't speak Haitian. I thought you were born in America so...? Yeah and your point is what exactly? ..... Exactly you have no point. So do you eat cats?How do they taste? Dafuq?! I didn't even answer your first question,so don't...
    LifeExperiencesHappen LifeExperiencesHappen 13-15, F Dec 15, 2013

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    Haiti; -some Cherished Memories....

    i was born and raised in Haiti untill i was eight yrs old.  it is a beautiful country and culture, but i can't say I miss the chaos and coup de feu's exactly.  i've been back there once since i left. my whole family is haitian, and i still have family that...
    MidnightButterfly MidnightButterfly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2008

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    Damn I Love Being Haitian

    I LOVE MY NATIONALITY. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. I HAVE NEVER BEEN TO HAITI WAS BORN IN BROOKLYN BUT MAN I LOVE BEING HATIAN, YEA MY PARENTS WERE STRICT....AS HELL.....BUT I GAVE THEM REASON TO BE.....I LOVE THIER ACCENTS THEY SOUND SO CUTE TO ME WHEN THEY TALK. I LOVE CREOLE AND I...
    NessBlaze NessBlaze 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    I Love Being Haitian But, The Restrictions Are...ugh!

    I love being Haitian and I fully embrace it. But, the restrictions put upon girls is beyond annoying. There's nothing but, six grown people in my house and, I'm always asked to clean this and that. I could understand before I had a job and, I didn't have to do anything outside of...
    angey1227 angey1227 18-21, F Dec 8, 2012

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    Skin Color In Latin America And The Carribean

    I belong to the most bold and proudest group in the world. Everyone from any Latin country knows that Latinos are not bashful. I am a dark chocolate Haitian and Dominican Latina. I consider myself to be a polyglot because I speak French, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and know words in...
    blushingandblue blushingandblue 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    Haitian Good Loving??

    I love my haitians but i can't see myself being with a haitian man and im haitian.
    MoneyHungry49 MoneyHungry49 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    This was in Labadee, Haiti. It's like Royal Carribean Cruise Line's private island, so you can only go to it from a RC cruise. ;o. I went last year (date is in picture). It was...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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    I'm of Irish and German decent and my boyfriend of a year and a half is Haitian. Our relationship is amazing and both of our families are so accepting as they should be. I hate...
    mni113013 mni113013 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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