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Aid Workers Inspired by Burning Man Spirit

Sunday, April 6, 2008

(04-06) 04:00 PDT Pisco, Peru — Carmen Mauk stands in flip-flops atop a pile of broken bricks as she surveys a city devastated by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake.

“People are being bled of their resources,” the San Francisco resident said. “They’re still waiting for their lots to be cleared – they won’t get government help until then.”

Mauk is the director of Burners Without Borders, a San Francisco nonprofit organization that is helping Peruvians clear rubble so they can start rebuilding. (more…)

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