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January 14, 2010

Colorful Haiti

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If not p.c., it’s only honest to say a certain percentage of disaster photos rise to the top for their color and beauty as much as anything else.

(photo: Logan Abassi/MINUSTAH via Getty Images via caption: In this handout image provided by the United Nations, Haitians set up impromtu tent cities thorough the capital after an earthquake measuring 7.0 rocked the Haitian capital just before 5 pm yesterday, on January 13, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Much of Port-au-Prince was reduced to rubble by the quake on January 12, but the airport was operational, opening the way for international relief aid to be ferried in by air as well as by sea.)

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