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A strong one and now you understand.
The magnitude of that quake on Tuesday at 5 o'clock in the afternoon what these people are feeling.
Anytime the -- it even threatens to move they wanna be near a structure and that's why so many.
-- using the sleep outside or in cars -- anywhere where there's not a roof over their head.
There is a roof over our head last night as a concrete slap and when you see street after street of concrete -- -- -- down on one another.
The mind wanders and you start to imagine what -- And a Haitian people right now wanna make sure they made it through the first -- do not gonna become a victim yet again.
With -- -- Rebecca Gustafson she's with the disaster assistant division a USA ID and good morning to you.
You have one heck of a story to tell.
There's a hotel.
Outside a town very popular for westerners and United Nations workers.
They make -- their home it's flattens.
That last night you've experienced some.
The most amazing night that I have at our agreement made.
We were working and and one a lot of the rebel pilot in Fairfax County urban search and rescue team and -- heard over the radio that they learned that they were -- American and avoid them down imports all of us -- eat -- and that white Americans in the first time we heard of Americans that where that where -- gonna -- it possibly living in a -- so we -- the -- not a -- -- just as we got the other side of the rubble -- they were -- the first American out of the gravel.
She was talking she was finding -- -- can expect her medically but other than.
It's very happy now how old -- -- I I couldn't I couldn't get -- fantastic primary.
It's amazing so she is alive and -- you found Greenlaw are in this same building here.
That there are there apparently born American that we have that we have taken out.
Particular boy in the hotel Montana.
Obviously working with our colleagues that the Springsteen actually discovered her and they were very happy to know that what we are working on the other side of the -- I'll let them break speaking -- -- -- kind of.
Laughed and said well I'm glad we could get an American -- you guys are getting a great speech about.
That is a wonderful story -- Americans felt the Branson the president of the Americans.
Are they gonna be okay they are gonna be okay but.
The most amazing part actually of the story is when we walked up to the Americans after we.
Have been sitting out on the patio and our medical team that inspected them one of them looked at in that -- the dark scene from usaid and I was like wait a minute.
Turns out they were actually usaid meeting at the hotel when it happens.
You have seen so much and I appreciate the work you're doing and so to all of our viewers watching -- news like this.
These are taxpayer dollars are and you're using them in Haiti to get these people a second chance insured up -- down here you find Americans.
-- Well I gotta tell you it wouldn't matter what nationality that we find it is a wonderful day when we're able to find somebody alive in the rubble and we continue to do that throughout the day today and as long as it takes in order to make sure we rescue everyone can be -- I think that's God's work.
It is and I got to tell you that my parents and my sister are living -- me just as all Americans are the thank you.
And you have in Washington DC but for the folks back in -- in Texas.
Say hello thank you very much -- back -- -- well.
I I -- Eric -- and Martha.
You can't take -- you steps in this country and not find another story.
And stories like battered.
So many times we think -- reflective and remember them but.
I you can take a -- take a left to take a few steps and -- these stories -- repeat themselves over and over and over again.
And I think that's one thing that viewers at home need to understand the sheer magnitude of this tragedy the numbers -- is something you have to remember.
Because so many are affected here in Haiti and so many now -- coming to their rescue.
-- Martha back to you.
Like I am just blown away -- that story and an amazing story and and hopefully there are others still alive in these voids we'll wait and see Bill Hemmer will be back -- sure that's how.
What an incredible.
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