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  Many Haitians want U.S. to ‘take over’
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Last EditedJason  Feb 01, 2010 12:22am
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AuthorPeter Slevin
News DateMonday, February 1, 2010 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionPORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - International relief organizations backed by American soldiers delivered hundreds of tons of rice to homeless residents of the Haitian capital Sunday, laboring to ease a food shortage that has left countless thousands struggling to find enough to eat.

But even as food-aid workers enjoyed their most successful day since the Jan. 12 earthquake, the increasingly prominent role of U.S. troops and civilians in the capital is creating high expectations that the Obama administration is struggling to contain.

The needs are extraordinary, and the common refrain is that the Americans will provide.
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