"Women and drama and color" is how Paola Mathé describes her childhood in Pétion-Ville, Haiti. In this video she discusses her experience growing up on the small island and what it was like to move to America as a teenage girl. Experience Paola's full story here: http://go.brit.co/2tRHhO1 #FromOutsideIn
This is a map of Haiti. The capital of Port-au-Prince is shown. I flew into Port-au-Prince on my trip and drove a couple ours to Pignon which is not pictured. Haiti is the poorest country in the world.
Sometimes it is impossible to know where you are headed without reflecting on where you came from. Understanding your heritage, your roots and your ancestry is an important part of carving out your future.