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Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

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Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004-05

Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

Waves Kill More Than 21,000 in Asia

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More than 21,000 people died Sunday after massive waves crashed ashore in many Asian nations, destroying villages in Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia. The waves were spawned by a magnitude 9.0 quake, the world's most powerful in 40 years. The search for survivors continues. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.