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Sunday August 21: CTV; Sally Nielsen; Paul the angel

Published: 1:02PM Friday August 19, 2011

What happened at CTV?
It's like a WWII bombsite - a huge pile of rubble and twisted reinforcing steel on a deserted site on the fringe of Christchurch.

If you look closer, there's a small sign wedged into the soil. It reads "CTV" and is a silent and poignant memorial to 115 lives lost when the building collapsed in the Christchurch earthquake.

Ever since there have been questions. Why did this building collapse with such tragic consequences when others around are still standing? Well that pile of rubble may now have given up some of its secrets.

Sunday has taken construction plans for the CTV building plans to the United States for analysis and we have the results.

 For advice on how to deal with the emotional impact of the earthquakes visit Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga website or call 0800 735 283 for free telephone or face to face support.

Correspondent - John Hudson
Producer - Chris Cooke
Camera - Clint Bruce
Editor - Will Kong
Graphics - Ben Ashby

* For advice on how to deal with the emotional impact of the earthquakes visit Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga website ,  or call 0800 Relate 0800 735 283 for free telephone or face-to-face support.

Love and other drugs
This week, an extraordinary and inspiring story of love and commitment. Sally Nielsen is a 25-year-old wedding planner whose own wedding plans disintegrated when her fiancee suffered a catastrophic stroke.

The prognosis was bad - he probably wouldn't live, and if he did he would be in a vegetative state.

Would Sally accept advice to walk away and start a new life? After all Sam was no longer the man she had fallen in love with and maybe never would be.

This is a young couple confronted with a calamity and major decisions to be made.

ABC Australia

An angel called Paul
Genelle Guzman-McMillan was the last person pulled alive from the ruins of the World Trade Centre.

For 27 hours she lay trapped in the debris, most of that time comforted by someone called Paul .

"I've got you Genelle" he reassured her and held her hand until the fire fighters came and pulled her out.

But Paul never existed. There was no fireman or rescuer called Paul. Was he the miracle she prayed for while she lay trapped? Was he the angel sent to protect her?

Genelle Guzman-McMillan talks to Ian Sinclair about her experience with Paul.

Correspondent - Ian Sinclair
Producer - Dale Owens
Camera - Clint Bruce & Dave Pierce
Editor - Heloise Le Gros

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