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Analysis - Haitian pop star turned leader faces high expectations

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  • "Sweet Micky" inherits fragile, quake-devastated state

  • Priority will be providing jobs, homes to quake victims

  • Who will keep peace? Plan to restore army is sensitive

By Joseph Guyler Delva and Pascal Fletcher

PORT-AU-PRINCE/MIAMI, May 13 (Reuters) - Haiti's pop star turned president Michel Martelly takes office on Saturday, riding the high but volatile hopes of a poor, calamity-stricken population desperate for a chance of a better life.

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