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The US Coast Guard picture above Port-au-Prince, Haiti,


100113-G-7070K-002, originally uploaded by U.S. Coast Guard.

A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules fixed-wing aircraft crew from Air Station Clearwater, conducts an overflight assessment above Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 13, 2009. The assessment follows a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that damaged the region January 12, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sondra-Kay Kneen.

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