In Sri Lanka Shock Wearing Off, Rebuilding Begins In northern Sri Lanka, tsunami survivors are going back to their regular jobs, schools are reopening, and people are struggling to resume normal lives. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.
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In Sri Lanka Shock Wearing Off, Rebuilding Begins

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In Sri Lanka Shock Wearing Off, Rebuilding Begins

In Sri Lanka Shock Wearing Off, Rebuilding Begins

In Sri Lanka Shock Wearing Off, Rebuilding Begins

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Northeast Sri Lanka faced the epicenter of the earthquake and thus bore the brunt of the tsunami. Geoff Gaudreault, NPR hide caption

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The fa├žade of a church is the only structure left standing in the north Sri Lankan fishing town of Mullaittivu. Jason Beaubien, NPR hide caption

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In northern Sri Lanka, tsunami survivors are going back to their regular jobs, schools are reopening, and people are struggling to resume normal lives. And there are efforts to begin rebuilding towns and villages that were destroyed. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.