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Chileans hold out hope for missing
With 350 people missing after quake, families cling to hope of finding loved ones alive.
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2010 18:08 GMT

It has been one week since a 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile leaving 452 dead. 

The earthquake was among the strongest recorded in history, and some 350 people remain missing.

In the hard hit city of Concepcion some are still holding out hope that their loved ones will be found alive.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports on one father who is praying for a miracle.

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