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Mexico witnesses a devastating echo of history in a deadly quake

Rescuers search on Sept. 20 for children trapped inside Enrique Rebsamen School, where a wing of the three-story building collapsed in southern Mexico City. Messages calling for silence were written on the facade and rooftops so that the sounds of those trapped could be heard.

AT 11 A.M. ON SEPT. 19, PEOPLE IN offices and schools across Mexico City took part in an earthquake drill timed to commemorate the catastrophic temblor on the same date

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