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A thought for the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Balloon lanterns released to mark the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Keep up your courage, sweetheart, and bear your loss like the brave little soldier that you are, for we are all more or less an army fighting our way to our own graves, but let us do so stout of heart, smile and cheer our less fortunate brethren who are also in the trenches of life and who are not as well equipped with mates as you and I are, nor with the world’s goods.

Harry Houdini, 1 January 1917, in a letter to his wife, Bess

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