Monday, May 12, 2008

Bodies Litter Burma Delta; Survivors Focus on Staying Alive

As bloated bodies rise and fall with the current, women scrub clothes along the bank of the Pyapon River, where villagers also bathe to cool themselves and a lone child sits on a dock staring aimlessly into the water.

The bodies of people unable to escape the catastrophic cyclone that pounded Burma's rice-growing Irrawaddy delta a week ago continue to litter the flooded landscape.

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