Alayung Thaksin

Myanmar, BURMA

Mya Mya Oo continues her work, selling snacks to villagers, even though she lost her young brother and sister in Cyclone Nargis. She has been holding on to them in the tidal surge, but lost her grip on the third major wave surge. She says she cannot take time to mourn, because she needs the feed her remaining family (three siblings, father and mother). Over 150 people drowned in this village alone and the tidal surge reportedly reached up to 12 feet in places. Cyclone Nargis hit Burma on 02/05/2008. Mwe Be Village, near Pyapon, Ayeyarawaddy Division.

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