AQ Top 5 Storytellers: Edwidge Danticat

By Lucas Iberico Lozada

A childhood in two countries gave this Haitian-American author a penchant for crossing the "boundaries you’re not supposed to cross."

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When Edwidge Danticat was 12, she left her aunt and uncle’s home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and joined her immigrant parents in Brooklyn. It was 1981, and her welcoming gift was a fitting one for the...

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