Audio: Haitian Immigrant Overcame Language Barrier
By Taylor Williams
BU News Service
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DORCHESTER–Haitian-Americans are one of Boston’s fastest-growing immigrant groups. Congregating in Dorchester, Mattapan, and Hyde Park, they place a premium on learning good English. Many see it as the key to taking full advantage of American healthcare and education. For one member of the community, it was a skill that couldn’t be acquired quickly enough.