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Haiti struggles to rebuild infrastructure

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $2.8 billion in emergency funds to help post-earthquake reconstruction in Haiti. There was a heavy toll on the infrastructure such as the nation's postal service. Now mailmen are back. Amy Bracken reports.

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Haiti marks earthquake anniversary

Today marks the 1st anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. A million people still live in tents and makeshift shelters all over the capital Port-au-Prince. As The World's Jeb Sharp reports, Haitians are still grappling with the enormity of what happened.

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Invisible Grace

A few months ago, it was impossible to move around Port-au-Prince unaware of the thousands of families still homeless after the January 2010 earthquake. Tent camps – with their tattered blue and gray tarps and make-shift structures of plywood and rusting metalware – were set up in the streets, on median strips, and in the main parks of Petion-Ville and Port-au-Prince. Men, women and children bathed in buckets in the street.