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TODAY   |  January 18, 2011

Man, buried alive, hoisted from landslide mud

After being trapped under 13 feet of mud for nearly 16 hours, rescuers were able to miraculously pull one man out of a landslide in Brazil. TODAY’s Ann Curry has more details.

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>>> in brazil where floods and mud slides killed more than 665 people, something of a miracle. a man was pulled out from under 13 feet of mud after being buried alive for 16 hours. doctors are saying he's recovering well at a nearby hospital. it is now 7:07. back to matt, meredith and al. that's a nice story.