A young American aide worker — trapped for about 10 hours under the rubble of her mission house that was destroyed in Haiti’s earthquake — has been rescued by her husband.

Frank Thorp tells CBS’s “The Early Show” that he drove 100 miles to Port-au-Prince once he learned of the quake, and dug for over an hour to free his wife, Jillian, and her co-worker, Charles Dietsch. He says the two were trapped under about a foot of concrete.

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He says he saw his wife’s hand from under the rubble and heard her tell him to keep it together and just get her out. He describes it as terrifying.

Emily Smack, the executive director of Haitian Ministries for the Diocese of Norwich, Conn., says a security guard at the mission house is still missing.

The 7.0-magnitude tremor caused massive destruction in the Haitian capital.

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