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Hope flickers as Italy avalanche survivors tell of trauma

In this undated photo released Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, rescuers work in the area of the avalanche-hit Rigopiano hotel, central Italy. After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their rescuers Friday as "angels." Among the 10 people pulled out alive was a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite cookies. (Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico/The National Alpine Cliff and Cave Rescue Co

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 23, 2017, on page 11.

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