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Photographer Dieu Nalio Chery: Haiti Searching for Mom

Photographer Dieu Nalio Chery: Haiti Searching for Mom AP Photo

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Location: Pestel, Haiti
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APTOPIX Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 15, 2015 photo, Colas Etienne looks at her reflection, inside her home in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Colas Etienne was a shadow at the very edge of Mariette William's memories, a daughter who had been adopted by a Canadian couple in 1986. Through social media Mariette found Colas, the mother she never knew. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 14, 2015 photo, farmers return home after working in their fields in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this July 13, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams poses for a photo with her birth mother Colas Etienne, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Colas was a shadow at the very edge of Mariette's memories, a daughter who had been adopted by a Canadian couple in 1986. Through social media Mariette found Colas, the mother she never knew. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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APTOPIX Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 13, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams cries as she waits to see her birth mother and other family members for the first time in nearly 30 years, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She was surprised, and a little annoyed, that her Haitian relatives weren’t at the airport. After a half-hour drive through the dusty streets, she arrived at the guest house where she had booked rooms for her family for the week. They weren’t there either. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 13, 2015 photo, during a visit with her birth mother and other family, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, adoptee Mariette Williams shows pictures of herself, made when she was living at a Haitian orphanage in the mid 80's. For the first time in nearly 30 years, Mariette was reunited with her birth mother. Mariette was adopted by a Canadian couple in October 1986. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 13, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams arrives in her birth country, at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Taken from Haiti by her adoptive parents in 1986, the trip to Haiti was about seeing her biological mother for the first time in nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 14, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams, wearing a yellow scarf, poses for a group photo with her newfound relatives outside their home in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. A Florida teacher with a master's degree, Mariette thought that she was given up for adoption because her parents were too poor to take care of her. But through social media she found a sister and learned that her parents had not consented to the adoption. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 13, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams, center in white, watches as her mother Colas Etienne, from right, niece Tamaica, and sister Aliette, look at images of Mariette's children and husband, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Florida teacher with a master's degree, Mariette thought that she was adopted because her parents were too poor to take care of her. But through social media she found a sister and learned that her parents had not consented to the adoption. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this July 14, 2015 photo, adoptee Mariette Williams holds a passport photo of her late biological father, a gift from her birth mother Colas Etienne, in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Through social media, Mariette was able to track her biological family learning that they had been looking for her for 30 years. She learned that she had four sisters and two brothers. Her mother was alive, but her father, Berlisse, had passed away. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 15, 2015 photo, adoptee Mariette Williams takes a selfie in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Mariette, who was adopted by a Canadian couple in October 1986, was recently reunited with her birth mother, Cola Etienne, who lives in Deron. “Every single day for my entire life I have always thought of my mom,” she said. “When I wake up now I have a face to put to the name.” (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 14, 2015 photo, commuters are transported in a Tap-tap, near the home of Colas Etienne, in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Adoptee Mariette Williams flew from South Florida to Haiti, her birth country, to see her birth mother Colas, for the first time in nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 14, 2015 photo, Etoine Louisdieu, Mariette Williams' paternal uncle, poses for a portrait with his machete in his garden in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. His garden, where he grows bananas, cabbage, yams and black beans, is located next to the home of William's birth mother. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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APTOPIX Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 13, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams and her birth mother Colas Etienne, embrace for the first time in nearly 30 years, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Mariette, who had been adopted as a toddler and taken to Canada in 1986, bit by bit gathered her mother’s story, how she had 10 children, seven of them still alive, and earned money from selling vegetables. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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APTOPIX Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 15, 2015 photo, Colas Etienne looks at her reflection, inside her home in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Colas Etienne was a shadow at the very edge of Mariette William's memories, a daughter who had been adopted by a Canadian couple in 1986. Through social media Mariette found Colas, the mother she never knew. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this July 14, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams, left, does her best to communicate with her brother Guilot Etienne and her nephew Pierre Marken, as their mother Colas Etienne listens, outside the family home in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Adopted as a toddler and taken to Canada, Mariette never learned to speak Creole. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
ADVANCE FOR FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this July 15, 2015 photo, Colas Etienne looks at her reflection inside her home in Deron, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Pestel, Haiti. Colas Etienne was a shadow at the very edge of Mariette William's memories, a daughter who had been adopted by a Canadian couple in 1986. Through social media Mariette found Colas, the mother she never knew. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this June 22, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams kisses her two-year-old son Jaden before putting him down for a nap at their home in Boca Raton, Florida. Mariette is an English teacher at a private school, lives a middle-class American life in a suburb of broad streets and manicured grass that couldn’t be more different from Haiti, her birth country. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this Nov. 6, 2015 photo, adoptive mother Sandra Knopf holds a picture of herself and the two Haitian children, Patricia, left, and Mariette, right, she adopted from a Port-au-Prince orphanage, at her home in Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada. Sandra and her husband Albert at the time were empty-nesters in their 40s with three grown sons. Sandra said she felt God’s call to adopt. (AP Photo/Tony Winton)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this June 22, 2015 photo, Mariette Williams packs a suitcase in her bedroom in Boca Raton, Florida for her upcoming trip to Haiti to see the mother she never knew. All Mariette remembers of her childhood was leaving it. Outside of her wedding and the birth of her children, returning to her home country to be reunited with her mother will be one of the biggest days of her life, she said. Her wedding portrait with her husband Terrence hangs above the bed. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Haiti Searching for Mom
In this Nov. 6, 2015 photo, Sandra Knopf holds snapshots of her two adopted Haitian daughters, Mariette and Patricia Williams, in her home in Armstrong, Canada. Sandra and Albert Knopf, at the time empty-nesters in their 40s with three grown sons, adopted the two girls in October 1986, at a time when adoption in Haiti was barely regulated. Sandra said she felt God's call to adopt. (AP Photo/Tony Winton)

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