January 15, 2010

The Rescuers

The Rescuers

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Not to say things won’t boil over, but if you watch NBC’s correspondent Kerry Sanders talking to Rachel Maddow tonight, Sanders says there’s been virtually no incidents of violence he’s seen or heard of so far in the aftermath of the earthquake (though he is fearful about the coming days).

In the faces of these Haitian rescue workers having just saved a baby on Thursday, all I can see — besides tremendous sadness and obvious exhaustion under excruciating and increasingly desperate circumstances — is exceptional character.

(Photo: Frederic Dupoux / Getty Images. caption: Rescuers with a 3-month-old baby found alive in Port-au-Prince on Thursday.)

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