Thu, April 22, 2010
China > Mainland > 7.1-magnitude quake hits Qinghai

Put life on track

2010-04-22 06:42:42 GMT2010-04-22 14:42:42 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A girl is cooking mutton soup on the site of her ruined house on April 21, 2010.It has been more than a week since a devastating earthquake hit Yushu, northwestern China's Qinghai province on April 14, 2010. To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."(Xinhua/ Fei Maohua)

A girl is looking for her school textbooks in the heaps of debris of her collapsed house on April 21, 2010. It has been more than a week since a devastating earthquake hit Yushu, northwestern China's Qinghai province on April 14, 2010. To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."(Xinhua/ Fei Maohua)

A boy reads a book borrowed from his neighbour on his ruined house on April 21, 2010.It has been more than a week since a devastating earthquake hit Yushu, northwestern China's Qinghai province on April 14, 2010. To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."(Xinhua/ Fei Maohua)

A young man is collecting useful daily items buried in his ruined house and jokes to the photographer that he hopes his wife will give birth to five children for him in the future.It has been more than a week since a devastating earthquake hit Yushu, northwestern China's Qinghai province on April 14, 2010. To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."(Xinhua/ Fei Maohua)

A woman is eating mutton by her ruined house. She lost two kids in the earthquake and wished to bear another two in the future. It has been more than a week since a devastating earthquake hit Yushu, northwestern China's Qinghai province on April 14, 2010. To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."(Xinhua/ Fei Maohua)

To put life on track, victims here have begun clearing the rubbles and collecting useful daily items. Though losing homes and families, they never give up and the firmness in their eyes seem to announce: "We are ready for a bright future."

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