In an amazing story about the triumph of human will power a man trapped beneath two tons of brick and concrete is still alive after the El Salvador quake. Rescue workers have yet to dislodge the man, whose cries for help have been heard for the past few days.
“Well, I’m not going to get him,” said Miguel Ranchero. “I didn’t even know the guy. Fuck this. Hundreds of people have already died. What’s one more? He’s probably all bloody and emaciated. This is stupid. You take the shovel. Do you know how much shit is on top of him? Give me a break.”
As rescue workers act like they don’t hear anything, the community is hopeful the screams will eventually stop and the trapped man will accept his fate.