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Shuimo Town two years after earthquake

2010-05-10 05:28:33 GMT2010-05-10 13:28:33 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A group of tourists walk in Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 9, 2010. Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Photo taken on May 9, 2010 shows a traditional building in Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Combined photo shows views of Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province after the quake in 2008 (above, released by Foshan government) and two years later on May 9, 2010 (below). Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Combined photo shows views of Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Image on the right shows residents dining together (April 10, 2010). Image on top of the left shows the construction site of an old street (March 29, 2009). Image in middle of the left shows several tourists walking in the rain (May 9, 2010). Image on bottom of the left shows an overlook of the town(April 12, 2010). Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Two pupils run in a primary school at Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 12, 2010. Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

A group of tourists walk in Shuimo Town in southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 9, 2010. Shuimo Town was hit by the earthquake on May 12, 2008. In the past two years, a construction team from Foshan of south China's Guangdong Province helped Shuimo Town to be more livable and now the town became a cultural and tourist spot.

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