Father and Daughter, Burhananddin Yusut and  Ayu (9), make their way home with coconuts to celebrate the Feast of Ramadan. It will be the first meal in their newly built home, completed that afternoon. Their previous home was destroyed, and belongings lost in the Asian Tsunami a year earlier. <br />
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Ayu, who told me she wanted to be a journalist, wrote in her diary; "On Monday afternoon I was very excited because the house for me is completed. I also feel happy because we break our fasting together as a family and there are also overseas guests with us" (translated). <br />
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia

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Father and Daughter, Burhananddin Yusut and Ayu (9), make their way home with coconuts to celebrate the Feast of Ramadan. It will be the first meal in their newly built home, completed that afternoon. Their previous home was destroyed, and belongings lost in the Asian Tsunami a year earlier.

Ayu, who told me she wanted to be a journalist, wrote in her diary; "On Monday afternoon I was very excited because the house for me is completed. I also feel happy because we break...
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