January 12th, 2012
12:01 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Two years on, Haiti still reeling from quake

Editor's note: Two years after the earthquake, Anderson Cooper revisits Haiti and its post-disaster reality. Watch AC360° at 8 and 10 p.m. ET for Anderson's reports from Haiti and his interview with the country's new president, Michel Martelly.

(CNN) - Fabiola Leocal's story ought to be uncommon, but in post-earthquake Haiti, it's not.

All she has left of her previous life are a stack of photographs and a few other things scavenged off the rubble of the building she called a home.

When the catastrophe struck, as the Haitians say, her house tumbled, along with many others that dotted the hillside in the Port-au-Prince neighborhood of Canape Vert. Her husband of nine years, Rene, was crushed under concrete.

She lived in a camp for a while but returned to where she belonged. Now she has a tin shack and memories - photographs carefully tucked away in loose, laminated photo album pages of herself and Rene. He, in a suit. She, in a much finer dress than the black sleeveless top and printed skirt she has on now.


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