Katie Orlinsky

A Country Shattered: The Aftermath in Haiti

On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, devastating the capital city Port-au-Prince and nearby towns. The estimated death toll has been estimated anywhere from 250,000 to over 300,000, with approximately 1 million left homeless.

The steady contrast of devastation and inspiration, of destruction and beauty, of wild violence and quiet humanity illustrated this moment in time, one of the greatest tragedies in modern history.