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    SPRENKLE, STARRY; ; Deschapelles

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     ChrisMorrow tells CNN she heard back from the Sprenkle family and Starry has been found safe. Stay tuned for an update.
    - tyson, CNN iReport producer

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    UPDATE

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    UC Davis received a call from Starry Sprenkle's father. He said they spent the night outside and now is with her husbands family in the hills above Port-au-Prince.

     

    'We are incredible relieved and hopeful they survived the earthquake
    and now if they can survive the aftermath then we are all good', says
    Starry Sprenkle Father

     

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    UPDATE

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    University of California-Davis officials say  doctoral student Starry Sprenkle along with her 20 month year old daughter and husband are among those missing in the wake of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.

     

    Sprenkle lives in a home in Deschapelles, a two-hour drive from the major city of Port-au-Prince. According to her family, a text message sent by Sprenkle at 1:53pm Tuesday suggested she was headed to Port-au-Prince to visit her husband, Haitian medical doctor Erlantz Hyppolite, and her father-in-law following the passing of her mother-in-law at a hospital.

     

    Sylvia Wright and Dr. Rice were asked to speak on behalf of Starry's family and the UC system. Check out the video about Starry and her family.

     

    Starry's research in Haiti is Ecological Restoration - Detailed information about her project:  http://www.ecologicalrestoration.info/gallery4.asp

     

    Photo courtesy Starry's family.

    Video by: Chris Morrow

     

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