Tsunami 2004

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The scale of this tragedy, a near worldwide tsunami wave triggered by a quake in Indonesia’s Banda Aceh, wiped out many lives and livelihoods along coastal belts. My coverage, done as a staffer for the Associated Press, was along the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Relatives of victims who were killed by tsunami waves grieve at the site of a mass burial in Cuddalore, Dec. 27, 2004. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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