Thailand Rebuilds, Looks to Future After Tsunami

Thousands of floating paper lanterns fill the sky over the Andaman Sea in remembrance of tsunami vi i

Thousands of floating paper lanterns fill the sky over the Andaman Sea in remembrance of tsunami victims during the one-year Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary in Thailand's Phang Nga province, north of the resort island of Phuket, Dec. 26. Reuters hide caption

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Thousands of floating paper lanterns fill the sky over the Andaman Sea in remembrance of tsunami vi

Thousands of floating paper lanterns fill the sky over the Andaman Sea in remembrance of tsunami victims during the one-year Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary in Thailand's Phang Nga province, north of the resort island of Phuket, Dec. 26.

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In Depth

Words, photos tell tale of life at Thai resort after a killer storm.

Thailand's beach resort communities have been recovering slowly since the devastating tsunami struck a year ago. Hotels have been rebuilt and tourists have returned. Residents of the resort towns will commemorate the anniversary, but after that, many want to look forward rather than back.

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