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Earthquake survivor visits her rescuers in E China

2009-03-18 08:55:19 GMT2009-03-18 16:55:19 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Duan Zhongying (R), a survivor of last year's Sichuan earthquake, gives an amulet to Yu Feng, one of the firemen who rescued her, in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 17, 2009. (Xinhua photo)

Duan Zhongying, a survivor of last year's Sichuan earthquake, sheds tears while watching the video recording her rescue in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 17, 2009. (Xinhua/Wang Zhuo)

Duan Zhongying (L), a survivor of last year's Sichuan earthquake, tries on a fireman uniform in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 17, 2009. (Xinhua/Wang Zhuo)

Duan Zhongying (R), a survivor of last year's Sichuan earthquake, plants a tree with Hu Shuiming, one of the firemen who rescued her, in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 17, 2009. (Xinhua/Wang Zhuo)

Duan is a nurse of the Qiang ethnic group at the health service station in Qushan Township of Beichuan County, one of the worst-hit areas in the May 12 quake in southwest China's Sichuan Province. She was rescued by firemen from Yangzhou after being trapped in quake debris for about 96 hours.

She visited the rescuers in Yangzhou on Tuesday to express her gratitude.

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