At Guatemala volcano, families left o...

At Guatemala volcano, families left on own to keep searching

Jun 7, 2018 Read more: SFGate
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) - Estuardo Hernandez, a 19-year-old worker at a plant nursery in the nearby city of Antigua, is certain he knows where his parents are, and the knowledge is driving him to desperation. He's sure they are buried inside the home where he grew up, covered by ash and other debris that swept down the Volcano of Fire into this small community. Lying on his stomach, he reaches into a narrow space left between the top of a window and the tons of ash now filling the one-story house. The ash is almost up to the roof, and his efforts are so futile he stops and weeps softly.

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