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Thai Buddhists Bury Tsunami Victims

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Thai Buddhists Bury Tsunami Victims

Thai Buddhists Bury Tsunami Victims

Thai Buddhists Bury Tsunami Victims

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For the survivors of the tsunami, coping with all of the death and with the dead is often overwhelming. In Thailand, however, many Buddhist monks have trained in meditation as a way to focus on the transitory nature of life. That training is proving to be critical at this time as Buddhist temples cremate many of the tsunami victims. We're joined by Richard Ehrlich, Washington Times correspondent based in Bangkok.