New York Times Report: One Year After China Earthquake

May 12, 2009

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BEIJING — The earthquake that killed 87,000 people in Sichuan Province in China a year ago this week was a devastating tragedy that, through all the rubble, offered a few rays of hope … photos and story at link below:

In Year After Quake, China Sealed an Opened Door

A mother sitting among the rubble in Beichuan county on Tuesday mourned the death of her daughter, Xiang Yazi, at left in photo, in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

A mother sitting among the rubble in Beichuan county on Tuesday mourned the death of her daughter, Xiang Yazi, at left in photo, in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.


Editor’s note: I can’t even begin to imagine devastation and loss of this magnitude. Money and volunteer labor can help, but we can also help by acknowledging the sad anniversary of this loss by our good friends on the other side of this shrinking world.

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