Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and is typically sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors.
In the two days since the devastating quake he and a brigade of other young Mexicans have searched through the rubble with newly acquired construction gear at four destroyed buildings in or near Mexico City.
"More than anything, it's wanting to help, to do whatever we can, as Mexicans," said Rangel, 20.
In response to Tuesday's devastating quake, Mexicans have responded in such large numbers to...