The last day of smiles


Via James Fallows, we’re alerted to yet another series of tragic photographs from China. The Chinese language site features images from a Sunday sports day at a middle school in Beichuan, which — a day later — was near the center of the earthquake.


“I include them because they are, again, true to the kind of thing I’ve seen in provincial China — and different from what most Westerners imagine when they think of the country,” Fallows wrote.

Overnight, a woman was rescued after being trapped in rubble for seven days.

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