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Teen Rescued From Nepal Rubble After 5 Days

Teenager Pemba Tamang was pulled from the rubble today, after being trapped for five days in the wreckage of a Kathmandu building. Emergency crews continue to search for survivors after Saturday’s massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks to Eddie Thurston, a firefighter in Fairfax County, Va. who is part of the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team who was part of the rescue.


  • Eddie Thurston, Fairfax County, Va. firefighter and part of the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team.

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