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    After the quake, and after that
    After the quake, and after that
    CHINA

    After the quake, and after that

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    Zoe Chen
    Zoe Chen
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    May 12, 2018 is the 10th anniversary of the magnitude-8 earthquake that killed some 87,000 people across Sichuan province.

    The quake was devastating. But the people of Sichuan have rebuilt their lives on their damaged homeland.

    Photo: AFP

    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.

    Photo: AFP
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    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.

    Photo: AFP

    Cai Shixiang (R), chatting with her neighbors in front of a makeshift tent after the quake; and Cai sorting vegetables in 2018. Wenchuan, Sichuan.

    Photo: AFP

    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.

    Photo: AFP

    Qi Shuqun, preparing breakfast in the remains of her kitchen after the earthquake; and Qi with her granddaughter in 2018.

    ZOE CHEN
    ZOE CHEN
    Zoe is a video journalist at Inkstone. Previously, she was a video journalist and producer for BBC Chinese and BBC News in Beijing.

    ZOE CHEN
    ZOE CHEN
    Zoe is a video journalist at Inkstone. Previously, she was a video journalist and producer for BBC Chinese and BBC News in Beijing.

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