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Erica James, Asst. Professor of Anthropology, discusses how anthropology offers a “glimpse into people’s inner lives.” She studies a Haitian social services organization that historically serves Haitian refugees in Boston. She wants to know how refugees “reestablish new lives in a new country” via learning a new language, a new culture, and new way of living....