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Aceh Rebuilt Decade After Tsunami, But Scars Remain

When a magnitude-9.0 undersea quake unleashed a tsunami in the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004, no place on land was closer than the Indonesian province of Aceh, on the northern coast of Sumatra island.   Aceh bore the brunt of what was one of the largest-ever natural disasters, triggered by an earthquake so large that scientists said it caused the Earth to wobble on its axis by a few centimeters.   Thirteen countries were affected, with a quarter-million people killed,...

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