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Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident
Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident

By the time the video begins, it's clear that something is wrong on East 26th Street. Cars are listing unsteadily on the edge of the chasm forming between the road and the rail bed below. What happens next, as they say, will astound you. Twenty-four-year-old videographer Nick Reyes managed to catch the collapse Wednesday of a good chunk of his block, as a retaining wall gave way in a torrential downpour. An urban landslide is unusual enough, but his dramatic footage has illustrated the power of the storm for people around the world. The video has more than 6 million views on YouTube. Reyes told Baltimore Sun reporter Jean Marbella this week that his Jeep was among the vehicles...

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