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Amar Baramu carried his 70-year-old mother on his back for five hours, then rode with her on a bus for 12 more, to get her to a hospital for the head wound she suffered during the earthquake. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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He Carried His Mom On His Back For 5 Hours En Route To Medical Care

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Returning To Vietnam Years After Fleeing War, A Man Finally Feels At Home

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Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

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The General (right) and his opponent, Dragon, lock horns during this year's Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival in South Korea. There are no matadors and no swords in the South Korean version. The bulls fight until one turns and runs. Marius Stankiewicz for NPR hide caption

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Members of Nepal's Armed Police Force carry an officer as they cheer the successful rescue of a teenager who had been trapped by Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu. Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Monks and aid workers walk to the arrival terminal at Kathmandu's international airport. The plane was unable to secure an arrival gate when it landed on Wednesday. Taylor Weidman/LightRocket/Getty Images hide caption

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With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

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Now this is an international baby: Born to a surrogate mom in Nepal (who was implanted with an egg from a South African donor) and now living in Israel with his parents, Amir Vogel Greengold (left) and Gilad Greengold. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference at the White House with President Obama on Tuesday. Abe is urging U.S. lawmakers to approve a trans-Pacific trade deal. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vietnam Native Who Fled Country During War Returns Home

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Nepali Prime Minister Declares 3 Days Of Mourning Following Quake

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Girls share a quiet moment before school starts in Barpark village in the Gorkha district, 1984. The village was reportedly at the epicenter of the earthquake. Courtesy of Kevin Bubriski and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University hide caption

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A young girl sits on her luggage as she waits in a long line with her family, hoping to board buses provided by the government to return to their homes outside Kathmandu. Diego Azubel/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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In Nepal, A Flood Of People Leave Capital To Return Home

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