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Anger flares in storm-hit Haiti as aid trucks leave many empty-handed

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JEREMIE, Haiti (Reuters) - Trucks filled with aid are trundling through remote, hurricane-ravaged towns in Haiti - but the frustration of survivors like Dmitry Pierre is boiling over into deep anger and even violence as they watch them pass by without stopping.
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