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LA County Search and Rescue Squad Returns from Haiti

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The 72 member Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue Squad returned from a two-week deployment in Haiti Thursday night, as happy loved ones gathered to welcome them.

The team contributed directly to nine rescues, including a memorable scene featuring a Haitian woman who sang for joy as she was pulled from the rubble. The White House also posted some of the team's work on YouTube, to show what American tax dollars were doing to help out in Haiti.

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