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Alex Webb
In "Under a Grudging Sun", Alex Webb has narrowed his focus to a particular time and place, to "sad and beguiling Haiti" during the brief period after the departure of its dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier. Webb had made several trips to Haiti before Duvalier left, but when he first returned during "Haiti Libere" he was struck by a new sense of freedom, an open-ness among the people. Here in photographs is the story of that period, when some of the poorest, most oppressed people in the Western Hemisphere had hope for democratic reforms. Yet here also is the tragic dashing of that hope and the horrifying...

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HAITI. Gonaives. 1986. Child climbing monument.
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HAITI. Baie-de-Henne. 1986. Arid northwest of the island.
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HAITI. Miragoane. 1986.
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HAITI. 1987. Near Torbeck.
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HAITI. 1987. Saut D'eau pilgrimage.
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HAITI. Drouin. 1986.
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HAITI. Bombardopolis.1986.
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HAITI. Etroits, La Gonave. 1986.
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HAITI. Cite Soleil. 1986.
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HAITI. Anse-a-Galets, La Gonave. 1986.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Army Day celebration.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Playing soccer during strike.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987.
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HAITI. Port au Prince. 1986.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1986. Schoolyard.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Military reception.
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HAITI. Lascahobas. 1987.
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HAITI. Bombardopolis. 1986. School prayers.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1986.
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HAITI. Port au Prince. 1987. Houngan's house. Priest houdou.
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HAITI. Miragoane. 1986.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1986. Soldiers arriving to quell prison...
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HAITI. Near Torbeck. 1987.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Memorial for victim of army violence....
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HAITI. Anse Rouge. 1986.
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HAITI. Gonaives. 1987. Constitutional referendum voters.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1986. Prayers on steps of cathedral. ...
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Killed in the street.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1986. Money changer.
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HAITI. La Gonave. 1986. Nan Cafe.
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HAITI. Lascahobas. 1987.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. A memorial for victims of army violence....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Mourners for victim of army violence....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Cite Soleil.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Protesters against army violence....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Funeral for victims of army violence....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Pre-election violence.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Fires set by anti-election provocateurs....
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HAITI. Port au Prince. 1986. In front of the cathedral.
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HAITI. Gonaives. 1987. Election day.
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HAITI. Artibonite Valley. 1987. Election day.
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HAITI. Gonaives. 1987. Election day.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Suspected Tonton Macoute lynched...
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Mourners for victims of army violence....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Fire set by anti-election provocateurs....
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Killed and mutilated by mob.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987.
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HAITI. Port-au-Prince. 1987. Election day.
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