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In Pictures: The Taiwan Earthquake And Rescue Operations

The magnitude-6.4 earthquake has left 26 people dead. Camila had the news in an earlier post.

Here is the story in photographs, which tell stories of life and death, destruction and hope in the quake's aftermath:

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In the early morning, emergency rescuers continue to search for the missing in a collapsed building from Tainan, Taiwan, on Sunday.
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In the early morning, emergency rescuers continue to search for the missing in a collapsed building from Tainan, Taiwan, on Sunday.

A man breaks down after seeing the body of a relative recovered from a collapsed building in Tainan, Taiwan.
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A man breaks down after seeing the body of a relative recovered from a collapsed building in Tainan, Taiwan.

A survivor transported by rescue workers from a collapsed building.
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A survivor transported by rescue workers from a collapsed building.

Emergency rescuers search for missing in a collapsed building on Sunday.
Wally Santana / AP
Emergency rescuers search for missing in a collapsed building on Sunday.

A baby boy is rescued from a collapsed building in Tainan, Taiwan, on Saturday. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday.
Wally Santana / AP
A baby boy is rescued from a collapsed building in Tainan, Taiwan, on Saturday. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday.

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