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Ex-Presidents Bill Clinton & George W. Bush join forces for Haiti relief fund

Photo: Pete Souza/White House —  Ex-Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush attend a news conference with President Barack Obama. 01/16/10  Former President Bill Clinton is leaving for quake-ravaged Haiti tomorrow to deliver much needed aid supplies and to meet with local leaders. Clinton is the U.N. special envoy to Haiti. Meanwhile, Haitian officials still fear more than 100,000 people have been killed by last Tuesday’s huge 7.0 earthquake, according to CNN. Yesterday, Former Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush joined President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House... Read More →

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Photo Gallery: Devastation and Despair in Haiti

Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times — Devastation in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, where survivors, and reportedly looters, were caught rummaging through the ruins. 01/16/10 Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times —  Despair on the face of a homeless father as he clings to his sleeping son during another night in a park with other quake survivors in the hard hit city of Port-au-Prince. 01/16/10 The L.A. Times has more terrific images of the aftermath of that 7.0 catastrophic earthquake, which ripped through Haiti last Tuesday, January 12. Click here to check out the... Read More →

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President Obama’s e-mail about the earthquake in Haiti

Concern here and around the world today for the victims of that devastating earthquake that tore through Haiti yesterday. The magnitude: an incredible 7.0. Tens of thousands are feared dead. Thousands of survivors are in desperate need of help. A short while ago, I got an e-mail about the situation in Haiti from President Obama. Good Afternoon, The reports and images from Haiti of collapsed hospitals, crumbled homes, and men and women carrying their injured neighbors through the streets are truly heart-wrenching. As we learn more about the extent... Read More →

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