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Michael Norton dies age 66

Michael Norton worked as the AP Haiti correspondent. He spent the best part of 20 years covering the Caribbean republic. He died in Caguas, Puerto Rico on Sunday after a long battle with cancer,
Unlike many who covered Haiti from hotels, Norton lived like many Haitians - struggling through power cuts, water shortages, street violence and constant political upheaval. "I swore I would never sacrifice the truth to any cause, no matter how good," Norton recently recalled of his time in Haiti. It was this conviction that often enraged Haiti's power brokers. link