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Haitian Americans Send Aid To Family Members Still Struggling After The Earthquake

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- As Alourds Grandoit hitches her chair across the yard, following the spots of shade, her thoughts linger mostly on the dead: 10 relatives lost in the Jan. 12 earthquake. But sometimes they turn to a plastic barrel that is wending its way toward her, from her cousin's two-family house in Queens to a ship moving down the Atlantic coast to -- someday soon -- a truck rumbling up the road to her brother's cinderblock bungalow, where she moved when the cataclysm wrecked her home.

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