Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Just Watched an Hour of Tsunami Coverage

on CNN.

What is there to say? How can one begin to address such devestation? I have no particular insight into this kind of catastrophe. No frame of reference with which to comprehend it. I simply have nothing in my experience that approaches this. 23,500 40,000 50,000 dead... 1.5 million homeless in sri lanka alone...

I consider 9/11/01 traumatic - and rightfully so. The scope of this thing dwarfs that "most horrible event of my lifetime".

Watching the many tourist videos, and the changing reactions of those operating the cameras as they slowly realize the scope of what they are witnessing put a huge weight in my stomach. Uggh...


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