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The little-known story of the Haitian family onboard the Titanic

Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche was a Haitian native, traveling as a second-class passenger on Titanic with his wife and two daughters. From Walter Lord’s 1955 bestseller “A Night to Remember” to James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster, the story of the ill-fated RMS Titanic has captured the fascination of millions since the tragic incident claimed the lives of nearly […]