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Alba, believed to be the world's only albino orangutan, was rehabilitated after she suffered a harsh captivity in Borneo. She's now been released and is living in the wild again. Christoph Sator/Picture Alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Nurcahyo Utomo, an investigator for Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee, speaks at a news conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, about preliminary findings from the investigation into the crash of Lion Air Flight 610. Achmad Ibrahim/AP hide caption

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Researchers collect samples from the carcass of a dead whale at Wakatobi National Park in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. Muhammad Irpan Sejati Tassakka/AKKP Wakatobi via AP hide caption

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Families of victims of Lion Air Flight JT610 attend a meeting with authorities and Lion Air management on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia. All 189 passengers and crew are feared to have died when the plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Oct. 29. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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Next of kin attempt to identify personal items of loved ones who were on board Lion Air flight JT610, at a port in Jakarta on Wednesday. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the sea cry at the airport on Monday in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was bound. Antara Foto Agency/Reuters hide caption

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Vera Rahayu Putri and her husband Faizal, who goes by one name, survey earthquake damage in their Palu neighborhood of Petobo, now covered by mudslides. Putri€'s 9-year-old son, Raldi, is among thousands of children who are unaccounted for. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Parents Search For Lost Children After Indonesia's Disaster

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The Donggala District Prison was torched by rioting prisoners one day after the double earthquake and tsunami disasters on Sept. 28. Donggala is close to the epicenter of the earthquake, and rattled prisoners wanted a way out. Noele Mage/NPR hide caption

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Why Inmates Set Free After The Indonesia Quake Are Returning To Their Prison

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A search-and-rescue team member scans the ruins of an area in Palu, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Thursday. Of the more than 1,500 people who died in the disaster, authorities say more than 1,200 lived in Palu. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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Men walk on a damaged road in the Petobo subdistrict on Tuesday, days after an earthquake and tsunami hit Palu in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Muhammad Adimaja /Antara Foto Agency / Reuters hide caption

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In this Sept. 30, 2018, rescuers assist 15-year old earthquake victim Nurul Istikharah from flood water in her damaged house following earthquakes and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Arimacs Wilander/AP hide caption

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Aldi Novel Adilang's floating fishing hut was spotted by a passing cargo ship, the MV Arpeggio, after drifting at sea for more than a month. MV Arpeggio crew/Indonesian Consulate General in Osaka hide caption

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A man walks past collapsed houses in Kayangan, on the Indonesian island of Lombok, on Thursday. A devastating earthquake on Sunday killed hundreds, and a strong aftershock on Thursday caused panic among evacuees. Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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