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Tag: Southeast Asia
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Ten minutes after the tsunami hit, my phone started ringing. It's been ringing ever since, 24 hours a day -- husbands looking for wives, mothers looking for daughters, friends looking for their traveling companions.
As one of the Chabad emissaries living in Southeast Asia, I was...
December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm