In Sri Lanka, a Tsunami-Torn Family Still Depends on the Sea

Posted: May 6, 2013

By: Daniel Klein [Grist]

In 2004, the tsunami that hit Sri Lanka killed eight members of this small fishing family. And yet today, they still fish (either on stilts or in a boat) because they have to do it to survive. The family lives in a small, makeshift hut with a back “window” that opens onto the ocean — the same sea that gives life also takes it away.

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