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The news passed through her like a hurricane. Everything she and worked and struggled for lay in ruins.

By james, April 15, 2012.
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The desolation he felt was all consuming. His mind became an icy wasteland, the wind howled in his soul and wrapped icy tentacles around his heart so tightly it almost stopped beating.

By angela, April 15, 2012.
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The tsunami wave crashed louder than the explosions in the quarry and the water washed in the town like it were no more substantial than an architect's scale model abandoned on the sands. It was the extinguishing of a dream, of a way of life, easier than wet fingers on a candle flame. It wasn't just the buildings that got taken out to sea, it was everything we were. In its wake we were like empty jars on a shelf, still holding our forms but without anything left inside.

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She felt emotionally bankrupt. The was nothing left to feel, nothing left to say, nothing left but the void that enveloped her mind in swirling blackness.

By angela, April 15, 2012.
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His hopes and dreams were annihilated with the stroke of a pen.

By angela, April 15, 2012.
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His mind was laid waste by the news.

By james, April 15, 2012.