posted on Dec, 30 2004 @ 05:32 PM
Personally I feel like the events the have happened over the last few days can not be summarized into a few paragraphs. In order to feel the pain and
struggle that these poor people are currently going through you need to be 'there'. The news stories on T.V. always seem to make everything more
dramatical, this however is more drama then we can handle. I would like to share some pictures provided by various news sites that show just how hard
these people were hit, physically, emotionally, and mentally.
This is the town of Kalutara, Sri Lanka. It found itself in the path of the deadly tsunami caused by a massive earthquake under the sea near northern
Here is the after photo.
Funeral pyres of people killed by the tsumani burn on the beach at Alappad.
A kitten sits next to a dead body in Thailand's Phi Phi island.
Volunteers load bodies into coffins in preparation for cremation on Tuesday near Takuapa, Thailand.
Seeing what the previous tsunami has done, residents run following a tsunami warning at Nagappattinam, India, after a false alarm.
A Thai man on Thursday walks around the outside of a Buddhist temple near Takuapa, where more than 1,000 bodies are laid out.
Women grieve on Thursday after more bodies are discovered in the village of Pudukuppum, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The destruction is enormous. The emotional damage is everlasting. Please donate generously.
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