CHINA EARTHQUAKE PHOTOS: One Year Later

CHINA EARTHQUAKE PHOTOS: One Year Later
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Leigu, Beichuan County, Sichuan Province, April 26, 2009--Wen Xioquan (right) and Zhang Lan were remarried after losing their spouses during the May 12, 2008, earthquake.

Two thirds of the Qiang ethnic population in Beichuan died in the earthquake.

Survivors remarried other widowers and widows in a collective, twenty-couple wedding, in which each couple planted a sapling to symbolize caring and happiness.
—Photograph by Imaginechina via AP
 
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