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Poetic to say the leastSource:Haitian-Dominican Wins Dominican Republic's Only Olympics MedalDescription:
Luisito Pie, a Dominican of Haitian descent, has won the country’s only 2016 Olympics medal, a bronze in Taekwondo. If the surprise is still not apparent, consider that the Dominican government stripped all Dominicans of foreign descent of their citizenship just in 2013. The people disproportionately affected were Dominicans of Haitian descent, and the cities all over the U.S. rallied for the government to cease its “ethnic cleansing.