China Earthquake 10,000 homes collapsed 336 injured

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  1. RodISHI
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    Rocking China.


    On July 28, 1976 hundreds of thousands were killed following an 8.3 magnitude earthquake in China. It was believed to be the largest earthquake of the 20th century by death toll.

    Last year their big quake was in May.
     
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    Dr.House Lives on in syndication!

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    On a brighter note, the rice paper industry just came into some serious job security!
     
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    well, i saw a story that 18k homes collapsd
    so the government in China is sending 4500 tents


    anyone else think thats not nearly enough to make up for 18,000 destroyed homes?
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    and only 3000 blankets...strange!

    Something is wrong with that.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    On a slightly ironic note...MOSS TENT, which has a production facitility in Belfast, Maine, will be closing thus 100 employees will be out of work.

    Perhaps it's time for China to stop imposing that VAT tax on our imported goods for the benefit of THEIR consumers.
     
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    Thats 4 families to a tent. One never knows. That could be considered spacious living in that part of the world.
     
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