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Chaos in Haiti after hurricane, but neighbors help out

Hurricane Matthew left behind chaos in Haiti, with roads cut to several districts and initial reports of more than 264 dead and more hurt or left homeless. But the disaster was far from the first to hit the western hemisphere's poorest nation, and as Haitians counted their dead Thursday they were also quick to help out their neighbors. In the Sous-Roche district of Les Cayes, Haiti's third city on its exposed southern coast, Dominique Osny was giving instructions to a friend helping him gather corrugated iron sheets ripped from a roof.
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