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UMD associate music professor Rudy Perrault in Weber Music Hall this week. Perrault recently flew his Haitian mother to Duluth to recuperate from the effects of the Jan. 12 earthquake. Adeline Perrault hopes to return to the Caribbean country soon to help take care of earthquake victims. (Steve Kuchera/Duluth News Tribune)

University of Minnesota-Duluth professor's mom survived Haiti quake, wants to return

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DULUTH -- When Adeline Perrault arrived in Duluth after enduring Haiti for 15 days after the earthquake, she slept for nearly 24 hours.


Perrault, mother to University of Minnesota Duluth associate music professor Jean "Rudy" Perrault, led an evacuation of the building she was about to enter in Port-au-Prince just before it collapsed Jan. 12.

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