During a time of unequaled tragedy, Canadian Fulbright student, Julia Gaffield, has provided the people of Haiti with a small glimmer of hope. After nearly 200 years, the documents which were produced when Haiti declared their independence from France, have been found. While on her Fulbright exchange, Gaffield uncovered the documents at the British National Archives. The documents will be returned to their rightful place in Port-au-Prince.
For the complete tale, take a look at this article in the New York Times.