Tragedy Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 3/21/2012 9:05:46 AM EST
    A young girl cries as she attends a memorial service outside of the Soeverein Arena in Lommel, Belgium on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Thousands of mourners are attending a memorial service for victims of last week's bus crash in a Swiss tunnel that killed 22 children and six adults. Under a sparkling sky, a solemn procession Wednesday carried the coffins of one teacher and 14 schoolchildren who came from 't Stekske school in northern Belgium, one of two schools whose students were returning from a traditional "snow class" vacation in Switzerland for 12-year-olds March 13 when tragedy struck. (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the abandoned Union Carbide plant is seen in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Suhana, 4, foreground, born mentally and physically disabled, a second generation victim of 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide plant, goes through a physiotherapy session at a clinic, in Bhopal clinic in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Firdous, 4, born mentally and physically disabled, a second generation victim of 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide plant, goes through a physiotherapy session at a clinic, in Bhopal clinic in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, a woman carries her child Arsalan ,9, born mentally and physically disabled, a second generation victim of 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide plant, for physiotherapy session at a clinic, in Bhopal clinic in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Monday, March 12, 2012, a woman gives bath to her son at a shanty near the abandoned Union Carbide factory at J.P. Nagar, a neighborhood that was affected by the 1984 gas leak because of its proximity to the factory in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Monday, March 12, 2012, a girl walks past a mural at a shanty near the abandoned Union Carbide factory at J.P. Nagar, a neighborhood that was affected by the 1984 gas leak because of its proximity to the factory in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Deepak, 7, born mentally and physically disabled, a second generation victim of 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide plant, waits to get his physiotherapy session at a clinic, in Bhopal clinic in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 11:25:57 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Rishi Kashap, 6, born mentally and physically disabled, a second generation victim of 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide plant, goes through a physiotherapy session at a clinic, in Bhopal clinic in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 7:35:50 AM EST
    In this photo taken Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the abandoned Union Carbide plant is seen in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/14/2012 7:35:50 AM EST
    In this photo taken Monday, March 12, 2012, children play outside their shanty near the abandoned Union Carbide factory at J.P. Nagar, a neighborhood that was affected by the 1984 gas leak because of its proximity to the factory in Bhopal, India. The survivors of the tragedy of 27 years ago, with their lingering illnesses, sick children and dead relatives, faded away from the world's memory, even as their suffering went on. Now, though, they have seized on a new chance to force their plight in front of the world, the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Posted: 3/12/2012 10:30:47 AM EST
    Cyndi Lauper speaks during a press conference on her experience with the March 11 earthquake and tsunami at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Monday, March 12, 2012. Lauper, who is admired here as a true star who didn't run away despite the tsunami and nuclear crisis last year, is back, to show that she hasn't forgotten. "It's a big tragedy but everybody is trying to move forward. I just want to say hey don't forget about Japan," Lauper told a news conference in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)
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    Posted: 3/12/2012 10:30:47 AM EST
    Cyndi Lauper speaks during her press conference on her experience with the March 11 earthquake and tsunami at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Monday, March 12, 2012. Lauper, who is admired here as a true star who didn't run away despite the tsunami and nuclear crisis last year, is back, to show that she hasn't forgotten. "It's a big tragedy but everybody is trying to move forward. I just want to say hey don't forget about Japan," Lauper told a news conference in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)
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    Posted: 3/12/2012 10:30:47 AM EST
    Cyndi Lauper speaks during her press conference on her experience with the March 11 earthquake and tsunami at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Monday, March 12, 2012. Lauper, who is admired here as a true star who didn't run away despite the tsunami and nuclear crisis last year, is back, to show that she hasn't forgotten. "It's a big tragedy but everybody is trying to move forward. I just want to say hey don't forget about Japan," Lauper told a news conference in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)


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