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Spare a thought for a nation in peril


May 14, 2008
It's been over a week since nature unleashed its fury on Myanmar. Nargis came, swept people off their feet and left them desolate and in despair.

A populace, already reeling under the repressive laws of a military junta, now faces a bigger challenge -- of re-kindling their hope to survive and picking up pieces of their shattered lives.

Image: A Myanmarese child awaits aid supplies in the rain in Dedaya, Myanmar.
Photograph: Getty Images

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