2/5/2005 -- Bangtao, Phuket Island, Thailand -- Women laugh as children of Bangtao play games durin the reopening festival on Saturday evening, February 5, 2005. Bangtao, which was devastated by the December 26 tsunami, has been taken on as a long-term project by dozens of volunteers under the name Bangtao Recover Project. For a project on Tsunami recovery by Dina Rudick and John Donnelly. Globe Staff Photo, Dina Rudick.
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