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Georgia group in Haiti describes devastation, injuries

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A group of Savannah medical workers visiting Haiti to help in an orphanage Wednesday say countless injured are lining up down the street for care a day after the tiny island country shaken by a massive earthquake.

Joan Kornblatt is one of 14 members of Grace Church of the
Islands - a Savannah Presbyterian church- who had gone to the
village of Messailler about 20 miles outside Port-au-Prince
Saturday to give immunizations and provide dental care.

In an e-mail sent to church pastor Brannon Bowman and made available to The Associated Press, she describes cleaning up from clinic work when the building started shaking.

She says "it was hard not to fear that a concrete ceiling would cave in at any moment."

She says the injured immediately started coming in, including a
woman who fell with a baby and gashed her head, and a 4-year-old
who broke his leg in two places.

Nobody with the Savannah group was injured.


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