In the wake of a devastating earthquake in Haiti, Pittsburgh is reacting and responding. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on a local organanization mobilizing supplies, the impact on a Haitian hospital with Pittsburgh connections, and a local educator waiting to hear from Haitian family members.
Haiti Earthquake aired on Jan 14, 2010.
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