Skip to comments.US husband saves wife trapped in Haiti rubble
Posted on 01/13/2010 9:49:20 AM PST by Liberty Valance
NEW YORK (AP) -- A young American aid worker - trapped for about 10 hours under the rubble of her mission house that was destroyed in Haiti's earthquake - has been rescued by her husband.
Frank Thorp told CBS's "The Early Show" by phone from Haiti on Wednesday that he drove 100 miles to Port-au-Prince once he learned of the quake, and dug for over an hour to free his wife, Jillian, and her co-worker Charles Dietsch. The two were trapped under about a foot of concrete, he said.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailytimes.com ...
Prayers up. Certainly we must do all we can
to help those in need. Where is our President?
People walk past a crushed car and other rubble in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 after the largest earthquake ever recorded in Haiti. (AP Photo/Carel Pedre)
G-d please help these people.
Wait a minute. What time was the quake? He was 100 miles away and the wife and a “coworker” were at his house?
>> A young American aid worker - trapped for about 10 hours under the rubble of her mission house that was destroyed in Haiti’s earthquake - has been rescued by her husband.
Sexist. Womyn don’t need a MAN to save them! This is just another tool of the patriarchy exhibiting and declaring his power over and ownership of “his” woman! Long live Andrea Dworkin!
God bless them both.
You read my mind. Be careful when you cheat, never know when a natural disaster could strike and trap you.
Good job Mr. Thorp. More help is on the way and Dear Lord give them wings to fly.
Obama is sending Coast Guard cutter to Haiti to bring them to America. Sure to bankrupt Florida.
and they are there as part of a mission, why wouldnt he be out doing field work?
now close your dirty mind
I realize we are all just 'funnin' here but from the article (which I'm pretty sure you didn't read) these people were Christian Missionaries and it was the mission house that was destroyed. The man was also the son of retired Rear Adm. Frank Thorp. Part of a military family who was working to help others in a third world country. Some mission workers are still missing ... but I guess jumping to conclusions can become a habit for some people.
Ooops ... You were accidently targeted by my rant ... Sorry.
He should have sent our Army and Navy down there by now.
We need a “General Honore” on the ground there.
Freepers never fail to deliver - proudly not reading linked articles since forever. LOL!
Here is a small excerpt to help you out:
The executive director of Haitian Ministries for the Diocese of Norwich, Conn., Emily Smack, told CBS a security guard at the mission house is still missing. A housecleaner had severe injuries and may lose both legs, she said.
So there were 2 others there.
Haha. I was wondering what in the world we were talking about.
They were at the "mission house", ie their workplace.
Ten hours, and no neighbor did anything. Husband has to drive over to save her. I hope she's suitably grateful for the next few years...
Actually they are talking about sending some to Gitmo. I'm thinking Gitmo is going to get a MSM/PR makeover as Obama will dedicate a new wing there soon. There's no way he can close it now. He may even help promote Rush's Club Gitmo t-shirts. ;o)
This would be a definite upgrade for the folks of Haiti right about now.
Let Haitians invade Cuba versus Florida. They are already bankrupting us with other illegals.
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