May 12, 2018 is the 10th anniversary of the magnitude-8 earthquake that killed some 87,000 people across Sichuan province.
After the quake, and after that
The quake was devastating. But the people of Sichuan have rebuilt their lives on their damaged homeland.
Yang Heping in front of his destroyed house after the quake; and Yang and his wife smiling in front of their rebuilt home in 2018.
Yang Jian (L), with the same bicycle in front of his damaged home after the quake; and Yang’s rebuilt home in 2018. Mianyang, Sichuan.
Cai Shixiang (R), chatting with her neighbors in front of a makeshift tent after the quake; and Cai sorting vegetables in 2018. Wenchuan, Sichuan.
Xie Zhigui, in the ruins of his house destroyed by the earthquake; and Xie standing in front of his new home in 2018. Mianyang, Sichuan.
Qi Shuqun, preparing breakfast in the remains of her kitchen after the earthquake; and Qi with her granddaughter in 2018.