The Quake Decade: The Lives Of The New Normal

- May 14, 2018-

The quake decade: The lives of the new normal

China Daily | Updated: 2018-05-12 08:50

Ten years ago, on May 12, 2008, a devastating magnitude 8 earthquake hit Wenchuan county in Sichuan province. It killed nearly 70,000 people and left around 18,000 people missing. The disaster also left an indelible scar on the collective memory of the Chinese nation.

China Daily video journalists have been talking to some of those affected by the disaster to hear how they survived and rebuilt their lives.