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"The main thing that I learned from Haiti this year, by driving through Port-au-Prince, that stuck with me is that with a few bad decisions, my own country could be in that shape in a few years," he said, referencing the corruption and massive poverty in the island nation. "We must always think of what's right and wrong, not what's Republican or Democrat. We must think of what is right or wrong; if we don't, then I don't think that anyone is immune from that happening to their own country."
More than 105,000 homes were destroyed in Haiti in 2010. The Carter Work Project is still working to rebuild for families affected by the earthquake, and bring attention to support still needed for the country's recovery.