Tonight on Independent Lens: Children of Haiti

Posted on January 11, 2011
In the midst of Haiti’s lush mountains and historical relics is an epidemic of over 500,000 orphan children who wander the streets day and night. Known as the “soulless” and forgotten by their own people, they do what they must to survive each day. Children of Haiti, airing Tuesday night at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings) follows three teenage boys who reflect on their country and their lives, while sharing a common dream of education, government assistance, and social acceptance.

Watch the broadcast and check back in to BTB on Wednesday, January 12 at 12 PM Pacific (3 PM Eastern) for a live chat with the director of Children of Haiti, Alex Hammond.

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