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January 13th, 2010
07:44 PM ET

Follow Anderson's tweets from Haiti

Anderson on board a United Nations chopper heading into Haiti.
Anderson on board a United Nations chopper heading into Haiti.

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@andersoncooper: To survive they have had to be. I wish them strength in the difficult hours and days ahead. More reports to come.

@andersoncooper: I've been back to haiti a lot over the years, in good times and bad. It is a remarkable country, the people are strong....

@andersoncooper: flight out of new york at 1am. I bought two cases of water from a cafe at the airport and we are heading to some helicopters.

@andersoncooper: I am in a taxi in santo domingo, dominican republic. The airport in port au prince is shut down, so we flew here on the last....

@andersoncooper: Rumors become facts, guesses become estimates. On a story like this you need to see it with your own eyes..

@andersoncooper: on my way into haiti. We are not sure what to expect. The initial reports are bad, but as we all know, they are often inaccurate.

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And Follow CNN's updates on the situation on Twitter #haiticnn


Filed under: Anderson Cooper • Haiti Earthquake
soundoff (64 Responses)
  1. Q

    Thanks for the reports, Anderson.
    Get some rest.

    Let's all do something to help Haitian people.

    January 13, 2010 at 6:53 pm |
  2. Shweta

    Mr Cooper,
    I feel terrible about this event that’s occurred in Haiti, I hope and pray that all the nations in the world , its leaders along with what aid U.N can provide will help the people of Haiti. Please tell them they are in our minds and prayers.

    Shweta S . MO

    January 13, 2010 at 6:32 pm |
  3. pierre d. boisrond

    Dear Anderson,
    Thanks for getting to my country so quickly. Please send us some reports from Petion-Ville. Our country has been ravaged by this disaster, but we shall rebuild it with the help of the mighty God and the international community. I have to find my way to Haiti somehow. My Parents home in Petion-Ville have crumbled with two deaths so far in the family.

    Thanks for your excellent reporting.
    -Pierre D. Boisrond

    January 13, 2010 at 6:09 pm |
  4. Valerie

    does anyone know how long the earthquake shook? Can not find that very crucial info on any news....

    January 13, 2010 at 5:42 pm |
  5. karyn

    Anderson-you are probarly the best anchor in the news bussiness and your one of the reasons people (like me)prefer CNN over Fox anyday of the week. It dosent surprise me one bit that your already there willing to help out the people you can and bring the viewers up to date. Dosent surprise that CNN has the most people there reporting this news. If my small town ever has a major new story-you and your crew are more then welcome to stay with us. You sure are one of the greatest and your network is lucky to have you.

    January 13, 2010 at 5:28 pm |
  6. John

    God bless you Anderson. You are one of the few real NEWSMEN in the u.s that reports in real time on scene at great risk to yourself .
    Your work serves as a conduit between the helpless and those who can/will help. You have already saved lives by showing the world how desperate the situation is In Haiti.
    You are the Walter Cronkite of our time. Thank you.

    January 13, 2010 at 5:11 pm |
  7. Pauline Edie

    My thoughts and prayers are with you people of Haiti, and with your family members and friends around the world.

    January 13, 2010 at 5:04 pm |
  8. Elsie Ambroise

    Last night was the first time I watched your show and I am forever grateful to CNN for treating us HAITIANS like human beings. Thank you Cooper for your time and participation to my country. May God continues to bless you and your family. Be safe while you are in Haiti.

    January 13, 2010 at 4:39 pm |
  9. Betty Washington

    To Anderson Cooper...I pray for your safety and Gods blessing as you go to Haiti to tell us the True Story....May God grant you Grace and Mercy....Be safe....

    January 13, 2010 at 4:31 pm |
  10. Shirley

    AC..ur truely an American hero..U report the truth back to us and most importantly, U CARE! For those of us that cannot imagine what they r going thru, U help us understand. tks and God Bless The People There..We are all one nationality at times like these. Praying for all.

    January 13, 2010 at 1:06 pm |
  11. William Hunt

    If Mr. Cooper can get there in less than 24 hours, why can't aid? Lets go. Lets show the world what we have to give that is good about the USA. Machines and operators sit idol in the USA. They need them.

    January 13, 2010 at 1:00 pm |
  12. Char from Texas

    Comment by Dana Waters

    That is a great suggestion Dana, hope someone followes through on the idea. Anderson can bring that up on his show. May God bless the Haitian people and keep you safe while you are reporting for us Anderson. You are the best reporter when disaster strikes and we can be reassured that we get correct information. Thanks Anderson.

    January 13, 2010 at 12:59 pm |
  13. James Hanold

    Hi Anderson,
    Take care of yourself out there. I know that you may not even read this, and that many other people are trying to contact you, but I have a friend who is working there who we are all concerned about. Her name is Molly HIghtower, she worked in a hospital in Petionville that collapsed from the quake. I dont know if you are going there or if you have any way of finding out the status of the people that were in the building but any information would be of use to us. Another friend of mine is also considering going down there to look for her. I dont know if you can make any suggestions as to what he should do, we are all just struggling at this time. Our prayers go out to all of the people that are in the country right now.

    January 13, 2010 at 12:57 pm |
  14. Joseph Klinger

    Excelent report, we will help with dollars and sweet and by the Grace of GOD

    January 13, 2010 at 12:55 pm |
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