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La Conchita: Life Where Disaster Is Daily Possibility

A makeshift memorial marks the site of the La Conchita, Calif., mudslide that occurred Jan. 10, 2005.
Carrie Kahn, NPR
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A makeshift memorial marks the site of the La Conchita, Calif., mudslide that occurred Jan. 10, 2005.
Firefighters search for mudslide survivors, Jan. 12, 2005.
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Firefighters search for mudslide survivors, Jan. 12, 2005.

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Carrie Kahn
Carrie Kahn is NPR's International Correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. She covers Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition, and on NPR.org.