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Remembering the earthquake in Haiti(53 images)

Jan. 12 marks the second anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti, with the epicenter hitting just 25 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince. As the nation continues to struggle with recovery efforts, take a moment to scroll through these photos and remember the sheer scope of the earthquake's damage.

People stand on the remains of a market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 19, 2010, after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake caused severe damage on January 12. UPI/Anatoli Zhdanov
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An aerial photo taken from a reconnaissance flight from the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) shows damage caused by Hurricane Tomas in Haiti, November 6, 2010. Iwo Jima is preparing to support the Government of Haiti, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti and the U.S. Agency for International Relief. UPI/Bryan Weyers/US Navy
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A baby sleeps on a cot in a tent city in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 26, 2010. Haiti continues to suffer after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the country on January 12. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Search and Rescue Team clear debris at a collapsed building in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on January 17, 2010. Part-au-Prince was hit by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010. UPI/Justin Stumberg/US Navy
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