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Sarla Chand is brought out alive from the ruins of the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital. The 65-year-old New Jersey woman survived more than 50 hours trapped under an enormous amount of concrete. "We had given up hope," she said in between bites of a biscuit. Chand was... Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times