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February 3rd, 2005 • Quill Archives
AFTER THE TSUNAMI: Above all, I’m a Sri Lankan

I am an islander. The sea is my home. I’m 4 years old, and I’m standing waist deep in the shallow surf at Wellawatte, Sri Lanka. I can see my dad, just a stone’s throw away, his head bobbing happily in the waves.