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Racing Against Time, Rescuers Score Some Successes In Port-au-Prince

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Racing Against Time, Rescuers Score Some Successes In Port-au-Prince

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Racing Against Time, Rescuers Score Some Successes In Port-au-Prince

"Rescue crews are working feverishly" throughout Port-au-Prince to get to people still trapped in the rubble left by Tuesday's earthquake, NPR's Jason Beaubien reported just moments ago for NPR's newcast. He was there this morning when search-and-rescue specialists from the Fairfax County (Va.) Fire Department freed two men from elevators at the Hotel Montana.

One of the men said he started to hallucinate during the ordeal, Jason reports:

Racing Against Time, Rescuers Score Some Successes In Port-au-Prince

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Yesterday, NPR photo journalist David Gilkey was at the hotel when rescuers freed Sarla Chand, a doctor from New Jersey. You can see the relief and gratitude on her face:

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Happy to be alive.

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