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Haiti earthquake: Photos

September 02, 2010 11:09 a.m. EST
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A powerful earthquake rocked Haiti on January 12, damaging not only buildings and roads but the foundation of the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation, which has struggled under decades of coups, corruption and natural disasters. Photographers have turned their lenses to the devastation.

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Irish and Spanish rescue teams search for bodies Saturday in Port-au-Prince.

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Haitian man waves to a Navy helicopter carrying water on Saturday, January 16, in Port-au-Prince.

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Haitian worshipers pray Sunday morning outside the destroyed cathedral of Port-au-Prince.

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Israeli rescuers search a collapsed building Saturday in Port-au-Prince.

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An Israeli team rescues a man from a collapsed building Saturday in Port-au-Prince.

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Earthquake victims await treatment Saturday at a Doctors Without Borders facility in Port-au-Prince.

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An injured man lies on a row of seats Saturday outside the general hospital in Port-au-Prince.

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Haitians board and climb onto buses leaving Port-au-Prince on Saturday.

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