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Tsunamika, a Doll of the Tsunami, Turning 10

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The story of these dolls starts on Dec. 26, 2004, when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit and devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across several countries in Asia. The doll comes from a unique recovery effort in Pondicherry, one of the worst hit states in India.

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