Tsunami orphan studies in India
Nirmala Kunjibabu, 15, continued to excel at school despite the loss of her mother to the tsunami in Nagappattinam, on the southeastern coast of India. As her father died when she was young, Kunjibabu is now cared for by an orphanage. .At the Natarajan Dhamayanthi High School, five students were swept away by the waves, 112 lost one parent and 42 students lost both parents. .The December 26, 2004 tsunami killed thousands of people along this coast, smashing boats, roads and houses and tearing thousands of families apart. .Picture taken February 2005 in Nagapptinam, Tamil Nadu, India, by Justin JinAdd to Lightbox Download
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