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China’s Quake, One Week Later

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Chinese soldiers observe three minutes of silence Monday in the rubble of a school in earthquake-hit Beichuan County, Sichuan province. From tent cities in Sichuan province to Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, sirens wailed and millions of people stood to mourn the tens of thousands who died in last week’s earthquake. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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A Chinese soldier observes three minutes of silence in the rubble of a school in earthquake-hit Beichuan County, Sichuan province. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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Chinese mourners show their support by cheering for the Sichuan earthquake victims on Monday in Beijing. Three days of national mourning began in China on Sunday. (Adam Pretty / Getty Images)
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People in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, observe three minutes of silence in remembrance of the Sichuan earthquake victims. China began a three-day period of national mourning Sunday to show respect for the more than 34,000 killed and 200,000 injured by the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit May 12. (Oliver Weiken / EPA)
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People in Chengdu hold hands as an alarm sounds at 2:28 p.m. local time, exactly a week after the moment that the earthquake struck China’s Sichuan Province. (Getty Images)
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Mothers carry photos of their daughters who died when the Juyuan Middle School near Dujiangyan was destroyed in the devastating earthquake. It is estimated that about 900 pupils died in the school. (Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman takes part in three minutes of silence for Sichuan earthquake victims Monday in Shanghai. To mark the country’s largest natural disaster in more than 30 years, the Chinese government declared a three-day mourning period beginning Sunday. Movie theaters were closed. Television stations canceled most entertainment programs, and movie networks such as HBO and Cinemax were blacked out. The Olympic torch relay was suspended until Wednesday. Flags flew at half-staff. (Associated Press)
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A woman cries as people gather at a ceremony at the remains of the Juyuan Middle School near Dujiangyan. The school was destroyed in the devastating earthquake, and an estimated 900 pupils died. (Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images)
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An earthquake survivor leads family members to the building where her child died. Ten of their relatives were killed in the earthquake that struck Sichuan province in China on May 12. Thousands of people remain buried in collapsed buildings from the 7.9 quake, the nation’s worst natural disaster in three decades. The government has raised the death toll to more than 67,000. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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Earthquake survivors mourn the deaths of 10 family members who were killed in the Chinese earthquake. Thousands of people remain buried in collapsed buildings from the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck May 12. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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Earthquake survivors grieve in front of the school where the woman on the right says her daughter died. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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Search and rescue workers sift through rubble in Beichuan County, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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Chinese soldiers retrieve a body from the rubble in Beichuan, China, and bring it to be buried in a mass grave. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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A survivor retrieves her belongings from the rubble in Shifang in Sichuan province. (Andrew Wong / Getty Images)
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