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Corinne Milien, a sports management student at Bemidji State University, has started a clothing donation campaign to help people in Haiti recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake. Milien's parents and extended family are from Haiti. Pioneer Photo/ Anne Williams

'I am American. I am Haitian.': BSU student aims to bring back 800 pounds of donated clothing to Haiti

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It's her first and last year at Bemidji State University, and student Corinne Milien, 23, is not leaving without at least 500 pounds of clothing.


Milien, whose parents and extended family are from Haiti, is coordinating a community-wide fundraiser called Open Hearts for Haiti, which is asking for donations of clothing, sneakers, diapers, tents, toiletries and more.

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