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New Year's a Day of Mourning in Devastated Sri Lanka

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New Year's a Day of Mourning in Devastated Sri Lanka

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New Year's a Day of Mourning in Devastated Sri Lanka

New Year's a Day of Mourning in Devastated Sri Lanka

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In Sri Lanka, the death from Sunday's tsunami stands at more than 28,000, with some 5,000 still missing. Officials there have declared New Year's Day a day of mourning, as relief workers try to help the devastated population. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.