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Volunteers flock to Napa to lend quake victims a helping hand
Volunteers flock to Napa to lend quake victims a helping hand

They came in a flurry of orange, descending on this quake-ravaged neighborhood with brooms, shovels and dozens of hands. Then they formed a human chain in Lori Lemieux' frontyard, passing the crumbled bricks of her home's fallen chimney into a waiting truck bed. The retired clerical supervisor watched in awe Monday morning. She and her husband had lost every wineglass in Sunday's 6.0 magnitude shaker, the largest to strike the Bay Area in a quarter-century. Furniture splintered. Worse still, mementos of their daughter, who died a decade ago when she was 17, were destroyed. And now, strangers were helping. "When you have something so devastating happen, to see this...

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