Sichuan Earthquake - What I dont know and what I do know

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On May 12, 2008, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake flattened towns and villages in Sichuan Province, China. The death is estimated to be higher than 50,000.

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  • 1. Sichuan Earthquake May 12, 2008 Sichuan Province, China What I Dont Know and What I Know

2. I didnt know there was a small town named Wenchuan before the earthquake. 3. But I do know the beautiful town, close to Wolong, home to giant pandas, was flattened by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake. 4. I don t know howmuchyou know about this disaster.But I know you would be deeply shocked. 5. I don t know how the house looked like before. But I know the old man is not able to rebuild his home by himself. 6. I don t know how manyschoolscollapsed. But I know at that time many classrooms werefullof students. 7. I don t know how the school bag got here.But I know it belonged to a child. 8. I don t know whether this mother will ever see her child alive . But I know a child is the treasure of every family. 9. But I know this woman has been crying here for a long time.I don t know whose body is under the cover. 10. I don t know how many people are still under theruins .But I know most of them may not survive. 11. I don t know whether the hands belong to a girl or a boy.But I know the hands are eager to reach her or his parents again. 12. I don t know what time it is now. But I know it is a horrible time. 13. I don t know why they embraced so tightly.But I know they are comforting each other. 14. I don t know what the man is looking for. But I know he has little chance to find it. 15. I don t know whether the child can survive or not. But I know many others like her are still waiting for help. 16. I don t know how long the student has been under the ruins. But I know he is among few lucky ones in this disaster. 17. I don t know which country the foreigner comes from. But I know everyone is doing his best to help the victims. 18. I don t know whether the drivers have escaped or not. But I know the road was completely blocked. 19. I don t know where they are heading to. But I know they are leaving home. 20. I don t know whether they could have a good sleep or not. But I know they don t have other choices right now. 21. I don t know how many people are here. But I know the lack of water and food could cause big trouble. 22. I don t know how this old man escaped from the collapse. But I know he is eager to help those who did not. 23. I don t know where they are. But I know it is not their home. 24. I don t know where the parents of the babies are. But I know the babies are safe and well taken care of. 25. I don t know what the girl is looking at. But I know her eyes are full of desire to live on and live well. 26. I don t know what is on their mind. But I know they see hope in the future. 27. Till May 16, 2008,19,509 deaths confirmed Estimated over 50,000 Another 102,103 injured and 12,323 buried in the rubble 28. Show your support to the people who are affected by the disaster,Help them regain the courage of life, anda bright future