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Child's story 5 years after tsunami
Thulaashi was just 22 days old when she was swept away from a Malaysian beach.
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2009 03:29 GMT

 

It is five years since the Indian Ocean tsunami struck.

Thulaashi Suppiah was just twenty-two days old when it swept into her parents beach café in Penang, an island in north-west Malaysia.

She recently celebrated her fifth birthday.

Here is her family's story.

Source:
Al Jazeera
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