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Published December 26. 2021 12:01AM 
Fabienne Brutus-Chiocchio of Norwich prepares soup joumou, a traditional dish that celebrates Haitian independence. The soup was originally served to colonial masters by slaves who were not allowed to eat it. When Haiti gained independence in 1804 after a slave revolt, the soup became a symbol of freedom.
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