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After hours trapped in ruin of tornado-hit factory, worker is ‘happy to be alive’

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Mayfield (United States) (AFP) – Jemaryon Hart is bruised but grateful just to be alive after seven hours trapped under the rubble of a candle factory in Mayfield, a town devastated by the deadly tornado that swept across the state of Kentucky last Friday. “I’m happy I’m alive,” said the 21-year-old, who had been working for 10 days at the candle factory on the western side of the small town.  The factory looks like it has been stamped on by a giant’s foot, nothing more than a heap of sheet metal, steel and wood that rescuers were methodically clearing in the ever-shrinking hopes of finding su…

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