Its interesting to see how people react, not just to a moment of crisis, but also to the prolonged misery that often accompanies a big, horrific event. I personally noticed this during our Hurricane Katrina aftermath coverage. Some people find the inner strength to soldier on while others break under the strain. I hope I never have to find out what Id do.
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A women sings outside her tent in Leogan, Haiti on Jan. 25. Her home was destroyed in the earthquake on Jan. 12. Haitian officials have put the death toll from the magnitude 7.0 earthquake at roughly 200,000.