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Globe Trot: Nepal's continued quakes leave mental, emotional scars

by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/18/15, 12:00 pm

NEPAL: There have not been just two earthquakes in Nepal, there have been well over 100 quakes registering at a magnitude of 4 or higher since the initial quake April 25. For many, the emotional and mental toll is nearly as scarring as the physical devastation.

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Midday Roundup: B.B. King, the King of Blues, dead at 89

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/15/15, 11:40 am

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Reaching up

Disaster | As Nepal turns to rebuilding after a massive earthquake, some of the deepest needs remain perched on earth’s highest elevations
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/15/15, 01:00 am

On a recent early morning in the Kathmandu Valley, six Nepali men gathered a few carefully selected supplies, strapped on a handful of simple backpacks, and set out for the steepest mountains on earth.

These weren’t Sherpas aspiring to climb Mount Everest. These were indigenous relief workers scrambling to reach some of the most remote populations in the world.

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