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Haiti quake kids tell survival story

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Haiti quake kids tell survival story


Two children rescued from the rubble of the Haiti earthquake have told how they survived trapped without food or water or more than a week.

Eight-year-old Kiki and 10-year-old Sabrina were pulled from a collapsed building in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday by an American rescue team.

Their story has touched the hearts of millions around the world, a rare moment of joy since the devastating tremor struck on January 12th.

Kiki says it was God that helped him survive the traumatic ordeal.

But now the harsh realities of life are dawning on their family, who say they have received no aid since the quake and are living in a makeshift camp.

And the pair are also mourning the loss of their younger brother in the earthquake.

Sabrina explained how her little brother died right next to her and how his body began to rot as she lay trapped underneath the rubble.

“Before he died he asked me for water, we couldn’t find any for him,” he said.

Kiki and Sabrina were treated by Israeli doctors before being reunited with their father.

The Haitian government estimates 200,000 people died in the disaster and that 2 million have been left homeless.

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