Jill Lear has decorated bedrooms waiting for the 9-year-old boy and girl she calls her son and daughter even though she hasn’t brought them home from Haiti.

JOHANNESBURG – A weeping former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, living in exile in Africa since he was ousted in a rebellion five years ago, said Friday he wants to return to his quake-devastated country and is prepared to leave immediately, but did not indicate any concrete plans to do so.