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For Anchors & Reporters The Stories of Life & Death in Haiti Can Take An Emotional Toll

This is an emotional story for the reporters covering the story in both Haiti and in the U.S. Fox News’ Bill Hemmer got emotional filing this report earlier today about a 70-year-old American man who was saved by a French rescue crew and choppered out by the U.S. military in Haiti after surviving serious amputations:

And for the last two nights, CNN’s Campbell Brown has gotten choked up on her show. Tonight she had to toss to a commercial break after Ivan Watson reported a follow-up story on an 11-year-old girl who’d been trapped in the rubble. She was freed yesterday, but died today.

Thursday night, Brown, the mother of two young sons, got choked up after Dr. Sanjay Gupta‘s story on a 15-day old child who lost her mother. “I apologize. As a mother I’m having a really hard time watching a lot of this,” said Brown.

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