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Color Photograph from the book A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez -- photo by Isaías Orozco Lang

ONE: Going to Piti's Wedding in Haiti: page 3

One of my favorite photos taken by one of my favorite photographers, Isaías Orozco Lang. Isaías wrote me years ago asking if I'd take a look at the work he did while living in a poor barrio in the Dominican Republic. Artists who are also social activists hold a special place in my heart, so I agreed. His images were stunning, evocative, transformative, allowing me entry into the heart and soul of that community. I ended up writing the introduction to a collection of these photos, Glimpses of La Yagüita. Isaías and I became friends on this journey we call the transformative power of art. I wanted this image of a boy peering out to introduce A Wedding in Haiti, because it reminds us that, as the Kreyòl saying goes: Jé pa gin bòday: The eye has no boundary.

photo by Isaías Orozco Lang
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A Wedding in Haiti: The Story of a Friendship, a book of nonfiction by Julia Alvarez, available now in hardcover and paperback -- click for book summary
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These photographs were published in:

A Wedding in Haiti
by Julia Alvarez

(Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, April 2012)
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