Quotes from the book:
"Pink because it is the color of romance and green for hope that it might work."
"We're not like birds...We don't just kick our children out of our nests."
"With patience you can see the navel of an ant."
"Nations go to war over women like you. You're an American."
"A few years ago our parents made this journey. This is a stop on the journey where our sister leaves us. We will miss her greatly, but she will never be gone from us."
Beloved Haiti, there is no place like you.
I had to leave you before I could understand you.