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First Funerals Take Place in Haiti – Horrific Video

January 18, 2010

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First Funerals Take Place in Haiti – Horrific Video

imageThe earthquake that struck Haiti last week totally devastated the country. Families are left homeless and dead bodies are lining the streets, as families have become separated. There are lines outside the cemeteries as families wait to find a final resting place for their loved ones.

The following CNN video is of reporter Anderson Cooper as he attends one of the first funerals to take place following the catastrophic 7.0 earthquake. WARNING: GRAPHIC, APPALLING FOOTAGE.

FYI: NFDA members interested in volunteering in Haiti should call the association at 800-228-6332 (262-789-1880). NFDA staff is collecting members? contact information in order to keep interested parties abreast of ways they might be able to assist the federal government and funeral service professionals in Haiti.

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