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Tsunami Commentary: Dots in Blue Water

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Tsunami Commentary: Dots in Blue Water

Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004-05

Tsunami Commentary: Dots in Blue Water

Tsunami Commentary: Dots in Blue Water

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Pulitzer Prize winning author Annie Dillard offers a commentary on the unimaginable number of lives claimed by last week's tsunami. She asks how can we remind ourselves that the thousands of victims were individuals with lives and loved ones and not just faceless statistics.

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