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When Haitian “President for Life” Jean-Claude Duvalier fled into exile in 1986, his legacy stained by brutality, greed, incompetence and a staggering indifference toward his own country’s travails, rapturous Haitians celebrated his departure in the streets. Toppled by popular revolt, his departing motorcade jeered by his countrymen, Mr. Duvalier, the bloody-minded son of an even bloodier tyrant, left Haiti a wreck.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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