The eternally youthful Jon Bon Jovi and his disciples have built their ministry upon the same New Jersey rock that Bruce Springsteen assembled his flock, and the band used this album as a slight genuflection to their own glory days.
Six years later, the newest installment of the series passes the torch to a younger stable of artists who, along with series initiator Vicki Iovine and Timothy Shriver, shared their thoughts about the album.
"When [my first novel] was just published, people walked up to me and told me that someone who worked at their house is Haitian," Danticat said. "Now there are a number of people telling me that their doctor is Haitian."
Last week I traveled to Haiti to see if my organization could provide design and building services for a couple of projects. What I found was a country very different from what was reported in the media.
Wyclef told us that he's hoping Obama will help Haiti by coming up "with a situation where we can create jobs for the population. I would love for Congress to monitor how [Haiti's] money is being spent," he said.