December 19th, 2011
Holly J., Fiona, The Bhandaris, Eli, Clare and all the rest of the Degrassi students have ditched their uniforms, packed their bags, and left their drama in the halls of Degrassi to make new halls for kids in Haiti.
Check out exclusive content from Degrassi in Haiti that you won’t find anywhere else!
Don’t Miss Degrassi In Haiti as part of MuchMusic’s Holiday Wrap, airing December 30th at 6PM ET exclusively on MuchMusic!
The cast of Degrassi is helping to create a brand new school in Haiti and we’ve got it all documented right here on MuchMusic! Aptly named Degrassi In Haiti, the special follows all your favourite Degrassi actors as they encounter the heat, sweat, tears, fears and unforgettable experiences while creating something truly special for kids less fortunate.
And there’s more…
They wanted to let you know what that experience meant for them. Stuff you won’t find in the special! We asked five fun (and poignant!) questions about the best moments of the trip. Jessica Tyler AKA Jenna Middleton responded first, and here’s what she has to say:
1. What is one essential item you packed for your trip?
Hair ties! I’m someone who gets very hot no matter what the temperature is, so it was important for me to know I could throw my hair up at any time. lol
2. What is one thing you learned about another cast member?
I learned that Luke has a side to him that is so unexpected. He’s not just the funny guy all the time. He has a big heart and a huge eagerness to understand why the world is the way it is.
3. Who is the best travel partner?
It’s great to travel with the whole cast because we all get along so well, but it was nice for me to have Charlotte and Annie there. We’ve gotten close on set so rooming with these girls began to feel like I was rooming with my sisters! They really helped with the homesickness at times too.
4. What was your most important moment on the trip?
For me it was when I saw the children from the mobile health clinic singing and smiling as they greeted us. The conditions were pretty bad there, so to see the children happy made me realize what is truly important in life. It was pretty overwhelming.
5. How do you describe Haiti and your trip to friends?
Indescribable. You have to go there to understand what it’s about. So often Haiti is looked down upon because of the images we see on the news, but it’s really a beautiful place filled with so much inspiration. Of course there are parts that are dangerous, as with any other place, but once I saw past that, Haiti took my breath away.
Keep checking Red Hot Much for more exclusives you won’t see in the special! We’ve got one-on-ones from Raymond Ablack (Sav Bhandari), Luke Bilyk (Drew Torres) and more on the way!
Don’t Miss Degrassi In Haiti Over The Holidays Thursday, December 30th at 6PM ET On MuchMusic!
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