THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
A Bangtao village elder, Kwandee Kongtap, celebrated a playground built by volunteers.
A Bangtao village elder, Kwandee Kongtap, celebrated a playground built by volunteers. (Globe Staff Photo / Dina Rudick) Globe Staff Photo / Dina Rudick

Tsunami victims haltingly rebuild

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / February 20, 2005

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

BANGTAO, Thailand -- At this small seaside community, where the monster tsunami waves leveled nearly every house and business, volunteers and residents have rebuilt homes and constructed a new playground. Kwandee Kongtap, a grandmother, wept for joy as children jumped off a new gazebo. (Full article: 2371 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Boston.com top stories on Twitter

    waiting for twitterWaiting for Twitter to feed in the latest...