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Bangladesh survivor says she will never work in a factory again

Reshma Begum spent 17 days trapped under rubble after the Bangladesh building collapse that killed over a thousand people. The 19-year-old says her ordeal has convinced her of one thing. SOUNDBITE: Building Collapse Survivor, Reshma Begum saying (Bengali): "I will never work in the factory, no more, no, no." This is the first time she has spoken publicly since her dramatic rescue last Friday. SOUNDBITE: Building Collapse Survivor, Reshma Begum saying (Bengali): "During all those days I only had four pieces of biscuit and a little water. I could not get anything else there. There were some people on the next floor -- they all died, they were all shouting but I could not find them. They all were shouting, 'sister, save us'. I tried but could not trace them. It was all God's will. I was not afraid. I don't know where I got so much mental strength." She also credits God with helping her eventually escape. SOUNDBITE: Building Collapse Survivor, Res

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