Survivors Recall Horror Of Mexico City Earthquake

CBS 2'S CINDY HSU TAKES US TO JFK AIRPORT WHERE SHE SPOKE TO PEOPLE FLYING IN FROM MEXICO CITY Reporter: JONATHAN TELLER IS STILL SHAKEN UP FROM THE EARTHQUAKE

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EVERYTHING WAS SHAKING THE DOORS WERE SHAKING THE — THE LIGHTS WERE SHAKING Reporter: EVERYONE GOT OUT SAFELY FORTUNATELY, THEY HAD JUST ACTUALLY HAD EARTHQUAKE DRILLS THAT MORNING AROUND ALL OF MEXICO CITY

Reporter: WHILE MANY PEOPLE FROM THE AREA HAD EXPERIENCED EARTHQUAKES, THAT WAS NOT THE CASE FOR SARAH, WHO WAS IN MEXICO FOR WORK UNTIL I SEE THE HOUSE BESIDES ME IS ABOUT TO CRASH, OH, OH, MY GOD, THEN I REALIZED THAT IS AN EARTHQUAKE Reporter: RAMON LIVES IN MEXICO CITY WHILE HE HAS BEEN THROUGH SEVERAL EARTHQUAKES, HE THOUGHT THIS WAS IT WE THOUGHT THAT THE BUILDING WAS GOING TO COLLAPSE

IT WAS REALLY BAD WE THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO DIE Reporter: A DOCTOR ALSO LIVES IN MEXICO CITY AND SAYS THAT THE PEOPLE AT HOME ARE STRONG AND WITH EVERY TRAGEDY IN THIS EARTHQUAKE, THERE ARE STORIES OF HOPE THE PEOPLE THERE ARE SO WARM, WARM HEARTED AND, UM, SITUATIONS LIKE THIS IS WHEN YOU REALLY SEE THE POWER OF HUMANITY

Reporter: THE DOCTOR FRACTURED HIS LEG SHORTLY BEFORE THE FIRST EARTHQUAKE TWO WEEKS AGO HE SAYS HE WISHES HE WAS HOME IN MEXICO RIGHT NOW TO HELP OUT INSTEAD OF HAVING TO TRAVEL FOR WORK HIS FRIEND HAS MANY FRIENDS FROM MEXICO VERY HEARTBREAKING, WATCHING THE NEWS WE KNOW THAT THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO ARE VERY STRONG AND CONNECTED PEOPLE AND, UM, YOU KNOW, WE JUST SEND OUR LOVE AND OUR PRAYERS AND OUR HEARTS

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