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SHOTLIST:Pool Video - AP Clients Only - Embargo Seattle, TacomaSnohomish County, Washington1. Mid of County Emergency Manager John Pennington during press conference2. Mid of search crewsSupport the Last Resort Handout Video - CourtesyOso, Washington - March 21, 20143. Chopper crew rescuing little boy Pool Video - AP Clients Only Oso, Washington - March 26, 20144. Wide of rescue worker with dog5. Various of rescuers searching debris AP Television - AP Clients OnlySnohomish County, Washington - March 25, 20146. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sue Ann Campbell, Resident (Transcribed Below)7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mayor Dan Rankin, Darrington, Washington (Transcribed Below)Pool - AP Clients Only Snohomish County, Washington - March 26, 20148. Various of heavy equipment working in mud9. Mid of chaplains on the scene10. SOUNDBITE: (English) John Pennington, County Emergency Management Director (Transcribed Below)11. Low angle of woman petting rescue dog12. Mid of mudslide sceneAP Television - AP Clients OnlySnohomish County, Washington - March 25, 201413. Various of candlelight vigil14. Tight of photo of missing woman and baby15. Tight of candle being litSTORYLINE:SOUNDBITE: (English) John Pennington, County Emergency Director (NO SUPER, TOO QUICK)"It is very humbling"SNOHOMISH COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR JOHN PENNINGTON CHOKED UP AS HE BRIEFED REPORTERS WEDNESDAY....SOUNDBITE: (English) John Pennington, County Emergency Management DirectorIt is very humbling....and we are respectfully grateful.GRATEFUL FOR THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT THAT HAS COME IN SINCE THE SEARCH FOR VICTIMS BEGAN FIVE DAYS AGO.NO ONE HAS BEEN FOUND ALIVE IN THE DEBRIS SINCE DAY ONE....WHEN A HELICOPTER RESCUE CREW PULLED A FOUR YEAR OLD BOY FROM THE MUD.WITH SO MANY DEAD.....AND SO MANY MISSING....A SOLEMN MOOD HAS SPREAD ACROSS THE COUNTY.SOUNDBITE: (English) Sue Ann Campbell, Darrington Resident"i'm just trying to do my part to help out the people that are around here."SOUNDBITE: (English) Mayor Dan Rankin, Darrington, Washington'this is going to impact us for months and years to come.QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN RAISED ABOUT WHETHER THE RISKS OF SUCH A MUDSLIDE WEREN'T PROPERLY WEIGHED....AND THE DANGERS HEEDED.PENNINGTON SAID HE WANTS TO KNOW THAT TOO........IN TIME.SOUNDBITE: (English) John Pennington, County Emergency Management Director"Sometimes big events happen....sometimes large events that nobody sees happens.....and this event happened...i want to find out why....i want to understand why."THOUSANDS HAVE DIED IN MUDSLIDES OVERSEAS....AND MANY OF THE VICTIMS ARE NEVER FOUND.THAT REALITY IS DAWNING IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY....WHERE EVERYONE IS ASKING WHY.AND SOME ARE ASKING....WHY ME? NED BARKER....ASSOCIATED PRESS.