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2006-12-31 18:00:10

By JENNIFER KAY PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - As her cousins, sisters and parents settled down at the kitchen table, Marlie Casseus surveyed the plates of soft foods before her with a new attitude.

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2006-12-31 15:00:00

As her cousins, sisters and parents settled down at the kitchen table, Marlie Casseus surveyed the plates of soft foods before her with a new attitude.

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2006-11-26 18:00:00

The 3-year-old in the photograph had her mother's nose, big brown eyes and two baby teeth showing in her wide smile. But by the time Marlie Casseus was 14, what she saw in the mirror bore no resemblance to the girl in the picture - or any girl.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.