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May 12 quake commemorated

2009-05-11 13:07:06 GMT2009-05-11 21:07:06 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Kids put their hands on a drawing with the date of the May 12 earthquake in commemoration of the victims of the earthquake last year, during an activity in a kindergarten in Xingtai, north China's hebei Province, May 11, 2009. As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.(Xinhua Photo)

Flowers are presented in commemoration of the victims of the May 12 earthquake last year, outside Beichuan city, which was seriously damaged in the earthquake, southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 10, 2009. As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.(Xinhua Photo)

Pupils attend an activity commemorating the victims of the May 12 earthquake last year, at Qiantang Primary School in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, May 11, 2009. As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.(Xinhua Photo)

Soldiers spread flower leaves to the sea in commemoration of the victims of the May 12 earthquake last year, during an activity in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, May 11, 2009. As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.(Xinhua Photo)

Pupils mourn the victims of the May 12 earthquake last year, during an activity at Daminghu Primary School in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, May 11, 2009. As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.(Xinhua Photo)

As the first anniversary of the earthquake approaches, people all over China commemorate the disaster in different ways.

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