VIDEO from UNICEF Available on thenewsmarket.com: UNICEF HAITI EARTHQUAKE ONE-YEAR

A 14-year-old girl braves the odds and makes her way back to school

Dec 31, 2010, 08:07 ET from thenewsmarket.com

NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from UNICEF at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=594786c2-b8fb-4b3a-895a-07541187715a&lr=ls

Five months ago, we followed a 14-year-old earthquake survivor for several days, as she showed us how she manages to achieve top marks in the classroom, while living in a cramped tent she shares with her mother, brother and sister. Their home was destroyed, along with most of their belongings, and after the earthquake, Christine's mother only had enough money to send one of her children to school. She chose Christine. Today, Christine is working on an essay in which she's writing about her life.

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