Thursday, 8 September 2005
quote [ What follows is their harrowing journey out of hell, and while it is long, it is so worth the time. Read it now before this makes the email rounds and thus both Lorrie Beth and Larry end up vilified on conservative blogs. I promise, there is no politics here. Just a true story. ]
[politics] [by Edo@6:33pmGMT] [+10 Interesting] [18 comments]
Tuesday, 14 June 2005
quote [ "When the tragedy did happen, a total of 89 students, along with three adults, were swept to their deaths last Friday afternoon when a torrential flood hit a primary school in Shalan, a remote town in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang." ]
92 kids killed during a flood, the horrible thing is that the township was warned by an official from another town further up the river. When he called to warn the township's police he was told that "they were all out"
Links in extended.
[by Edo@9:51pmGMT] [+2 Informative] [5 comments]