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Vietnamese-Canadian Taekwondo Grandmaster Among Haiti Missing

Bolsavik.com, News Report, Posted: Jan 24, 2010

A Vietnamese-Canadian taekwondo grand master, in Haiti on business, is among the thousands still missing following the devastating earthquake that hit the island nation, reports the International Taekwondo Federation.

Trieu Quan Tran, 59, CEO of his construction consulting business, was staying at the luxury Montana Hotel in Port-au-Prince when the building collapsed.

Tran was seen entering his room on the hotels third floor some 10 minutes before the earthquake hit. My husband is trapped in the rubbles of the Montana Hotel and our family is still awaiting news from the rescue teams, said his wife My Nguyen Tran. According to his niece, who put out a call for help on CNNs iReport, an associate of Tran was rescued and is recovering in a Montreal hospital.

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