‘Anywhere but Haiti’: Asylum seeker retraces his 15,000-km odyssey to Canada

In Orlando, Fla., Pierre worked as a check-in manager at the airport and at Walt Disney World

When Pierre left Cap-Haïtien for South America, he never imagined he’d wind up in the woods of upstate New York.

But nine years and 10 countries later, he stepped into Canada and was arrested by the RCMP.