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Many Americans have seen television images of the rescue crews at the Pentagon and the World Trade Center sites. But few know about the workers behind the scenes who keep the crews running. NPR's Andrea Seabrook has a report on the Federal Emergency Management Agency, whose emergency bureaucrats can get a support office up and running in little more than a day.

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