Oyster Bay woman's family among dead in Haiti

The Haitian earthquake has struck one Long Island family especially close to home.

Marie Dorcelian, of Oyster Bay, lost nine relatives in the devastating quake. A sister, brother, niece and nephew are among those nine.

Dorcelian, a single mother of four, says she feels helpless knowing friends and family who survived now face enormous challenges to simply survive.

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