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Tuesday, May 20, 2008
An Earthquake Story

This is one I found especially moving.

It was the third day after the quake already. The rescue workers were still looking for survivors. They knew with each minute passing by, the chance to find someone alive gets slimmer. They were overworked. Since the quake, many of them had been working constantly, without having any good sleep. The roads to these mountainous towns and villages were destroyed by the quake-induced mudslides. They did not have machinery to work with. All they had were shovels and their bare hands. But they were still looking for survivors.

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Blogger Meredith Teagarden said...

Magi,

This story had me completely broken down. The loss is overwhelming and i can't help but be devastated for all the loss in the country of our daughters. The one child policy has somehow made this all the more wrenching. Incomprehensible...

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this real? If it is...it is one of the most heart wrenching things I have ever heard.

Jess

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