Conversations with Island Boy

Watching films of IB in Haiti speaking Kreyol:

Island Boy:  “I couldn’t speak English.”


Papa is reading the paper.  He doesn’t realize that he is sitting on IB’s giant, stuffed Buzz Lightyear.  He is slow to realize that IB is tugging on the doll.  A ‘life imitates art’ moment followed.

Island Boy:  “You ripped him.

Buzz’s left arm hangs limply at his side.

Papa:  “YOU ripped him.”

Island Boy:  “You ripped him.  Just like in the movie.”

— The Major


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by lisa on January 17, 2011 at 12:18 pm



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