First photos from American Samoa Earthquake Tsunami

The Associated Press moved these photos within the past few hours:

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A main road in the downtown area of Fagatogo, American Samoa is flooded by water on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. A powerful Pacific Ocean earthquake spawned towering tsunami waves that swept ashore on Samoa and American Samoa early Tuesday, flattening villages, killing at least 34 people and leaving dozens of workers missing at devastated National Park Service facilities. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele]






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A boat from Malaloa Marina is seen on the edge of the main highway in the village of Fagatogo, in American Samoa on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. Towering tsunami waves spawned by a powerful earthquake swept ashore on Samoa and American Samoa early Tuesday, flattening villages, killing at least 34 people and leaving dozens of workers missing at devastated National Park Service facilities. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele]
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  • RUTH MALAU’ULU

    KALOFAE IA SAMOA…
    KEEPIN YA’LL IN PRAYERS…
    I THANK GOD FOR KEEPING MY LOVED ONES SAFE :)
    REST IN LOVE 2 THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES…
    GOD BLESS AMERICAN SAMOA!!!

    *MUA MUA LE ATUA I MEA UMA*

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  • Salei F. Sale

    I want to say I am really sorry for those who lost there love ones. I haven’t get any news from back home because it’s hard for me out here in Afghanistan to get a hold of anyone. God please help everyone back home.

  • Liz Fauula Nansen

    Thank God my families are safe and my condolences to those who lost there loved ones.

  • Leala,Sina,Kalepo and Tauni

    Our hearts and love goes out to all the Samoan family in this time of sorrow. Dad and aunty Faina,Loma,Tane,Iva,uncle Peau,Ryan and Tre’vonce and Rolan, may the God be with you all, and protect you all from this terrible incident. Our prayers are always with you guys.Have faith in God and he will make everything good.GOD BLESS SAMOA, AND GOD BLESS OUR FAMILY.

  • Leala,Sina,Kalepo and Tauni

    TO ALL OUR DEAR SAMOANS, MAY GOD BLESS ALL THE FAMILIES IN AMERICAN SAMOA AND WESTERN SAMOA IN THIS TIME OF SORROW AND SADNESS. WE WILL ALWAYS KEEP YOU IN OUR PRAYERS. FOR THOSE FAMILIES THAT HAVE LOST A LOVED ONE , MAY GOD COMFORT YOUR FAMILY.TO OUR FAMILY IN VAITOGI, OUR PRAYERS GOES OUT TO YOU GUYS ALWAYS. MAY GOD KEEP YOU SAFE. WE LOVE YOU ALL.

  • Dalika Wallace

    Oh my goodness thank god for keepin the samoans safe and rip the ones who didnt make it, may god bless your soul and fill you with happiness. I’m an american black girl but i have friends that are samoan and I have a crush that is samoan too and im really sorry about the earthquake im so glad most of yall made it i hope yall did, thank god we love yaall and wish for yuu an very succesful and happy and wealthfully life!!