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Rescue Workers Save Two Women — And Their Painting — From Deadly Mudslides

"It was the least I could do," said Randy Fay, who was among the rescue workers who performed eight rescues following the devastating Washington mud slide.

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"She was purposeful in keeping that with her and she asked me if she could take it," said Randy Fay, a rescue worker. He retrieved the painting and brought it up to the helicopter. "It was the least I could do."

The death toll in the mud slide has risen to 30, and 17 are missing, according to the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office. Damages are estimated to be more than $10 million.

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