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Chilean Earthquake, Three Years Later
Some Chileans have recovered from the quake and accompanying tsunami that killed 551 people and destroyed 220,000 homes in 2010. But many others are still suffering waiting for housing.

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FILE - In this March 2, 2010 file photo, music teacher Gabriela Munoz reacts over her damaged piano among the ruins of her earthquake destroyed home in Constitucion, Chile. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 marks the three year anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile, which killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo, File)

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In this Feb. 27, 2010 photo courtesy of Alberto Rozas, workers help pull the car of Alberto Rozas from the ruins of the Alto Rio apartment building in Concepcion, Chile, near the epicenter of the earthquake. Rozas and his 7-year-old daughter were in their 13th floor apartment when the earthquake struck and toppled the building on its side. Amazingly, they were able to walk out of their apartment onto the ground with hardly a scratch. Months later, Rozas was able to rescue his car from the sub-basement of the ruined building. (AP Photo/Photo courtesy of Alberto Rozas)
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FILE - In this March 4, 2010 file photo, a collapsed building lays in ruins after an earthquake in Concepcion, Chile. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 marks the three year anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile that killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

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In this photo released by Chile's Presidential Press Office, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera attends the inauguration of a waterfront walkway in the fishing hamlet Dichato, Chile, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Chileans will mark the third anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake Wednesday, that left the coastal town of Dichato heavily damaged. Overall the earthquake killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts in south-central Chile, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Chile's Presidential Press Office, Jose Manuel de la Maza)
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2010 file photo, a woman sits in front a quake-damaged home in Talca, Chile. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 marks the three year anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile, which killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Sebastian Martinez, File)

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FILE - In this March 4, 2010 file photo, boats and homes lay in ruins after an earthquake in Dichato, Chile. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 marks the three year anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile, which killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

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FILE - In this March 5, 2010 file photo, people inspect their homes that were damaged by ocean waves triggered by an earthquake in the fishing village of Caleta Tumbes, Chile. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 marks the three year anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile, which killed over 500 people, destroyed over 200,000 homes and washed away docks and seaside resorts, costing Chile $30 billion, or 18 percent of its annual gross domestic product. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Chilean Earthquake, Three Years Later

Some Chileans have recovered from the quake and accompanying tsunami that killed 551 people and destroyed 220,000 homes in 2010. But many others are still suffering waiting for housing.

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