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"A tragedy," as Aristotle would have called it - For 22 days, 103 Haiti resident Haitians brave the extremely dangerous high seas, by way of a rickety boat, in search of economic and political liberties, which extreme violence-issued, grossly incompetent, largely inarticulate Haiti President Rene Preval continues to deny them, in the United States. One of them succumbs within feet of Hallandale Beach, Florida before achieving, at least, his primary goal, that is picturing himself on U.S. soil - March 28, 2007


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This woman found aboard hiked up her flowing white dress, and was helped into the waves. (Photo/

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The long ocean voyage left many of the migrants unsteady, even when paramedics moved in to help. (Photo/

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More than 100 people were believed to be packed aboard this tiny boat. (Photo/

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Lifeguards were ready to help as people jumped from the boat. (Photo/

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As the boat inched closer to shore, the degree of crowding aboard the boat became plain. (Photo/

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Paramedics jumped into the ocean to rescue the man, and kept him from drowning with feet of his goal. (Photo/

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The beach was soon filled with people hoping to make a new life in America. (Photo/
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Florida Haitian residents protest the maltreament of the Haitians who arrived Wednesday, March 28, 2007,  comparing to the welcome accorded to Cuban refugees, they say, by U.S. authorities, outside of the Border Patrol office. Among the many slogans shouted is "Black Feet, White Justice," also reads on of the signs. (Photo/
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