Media: Audio Slideshow
Turnaround time: More than a week but less than a month
Description of story
On Jan. 12, as unthinkable images flashed on the television screen in her living room, Fabiola Pierre-Paul dialed dozens of friends and relatives in Haiti but got no answer.
More than 1,500 miles away, her mother-in-law, Lécianne Lermithe, lay awake in a courtyard near her crumbled Port-au-Prince home. She held Pierre-Paul's daughter Brianna to her chest and checked that she breathing.
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