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My 13-Year Effort to Save a Boy in Haiti

As a teenager, I began sponsoring a poverty-stricken boy in the Caribbean. Twelve years and thousands of dollars later I flew down to meet him—and to learn if my efforts did any good at all.

Jonah Ogles
Jan 31, 2014

In 1962 in Haiti, Clairvius Narcisse was certified dead and buried. Days later, he was raised from the grave by a sorcerer and became a will-less zombie slave. In 1980, a Haitian psychiatrist found him. In 1983, a Harvard ethnobotanist discovered the secret of his poisoning. And in 1985, a reporter traveled to Haiti to (literally) unearth the true story.

Edward Zuckerman
Oct 15, 2013

Amateurs Without Borders

Sailing post-earthquake aid to Haiti as part of an ad hoc group seemed like an urgent—and adventuresome—opportunity. One out of two ain't bad.

Eric Hansen
Jun 15, 2010

Adventure Icons

It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.

Christopher Keyes, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Krogh, Damon Tabor, Eugene Buchanan, Stayton Bonner, and Kyle Dickman
Mar 10, 2010

When you're crossing to Florida the hard way–across 800 miles of water, with six people and no motor, in a 21-foot handmade open boat–it's a long, long way from Haiti to Miami.

Patrick Symmes
Aug 27, 2009