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  1. Six days on, the 'miracle' rescues keep giving hope

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jinhua, a power-plant employee, was plucked out last night after being buried for 150 hours. The rescue lasted for 56 hours and included amputation surgery. Also in Beichuan county, a man ... from a collapsed building late on Saturday after being buried for almost 129 hours. Before he was rescued, doctors were forced to amputate his lower legs, which were firmly stuck ...

  2. HK medics rekindle Sichuan student's basketball dreams

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Gong Guilin, 20, thought his dream of becoming a basketball player had died after he lost both his legs in last year's Sichuan earthquake. A high school student in Hanwang county, Sichuan, Mr Gong was buried in a collapsed classroom for 26 hours after the quake hit the province on May 12. After being rescued, his legs had to be amputated. Three months after ...

  3. Coping with life 3 years after deadly earthquake

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... must. She was pulled from the rubble two days after the Shifang chemical factory where she was working collapsed, but doctors had to amputate both her legs above the knee. Of the more than ...



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