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2005-12-12 15:03:32

By Andrew Hammond DUBAI (Reuters) - Dhruv Dhawan just wanted to make a film about Sri Lankan survivors of the tsunami, but he stumbled upon a classic tale of how developing countries on the long march to prosperity often ride roughshod over the poor. After the huge waves that crashed into southeast Asian countries last December, killing over 200,000 people, Sri Lanka banned rebuilding in a coastal buffer zone stretching at least 100 km inland all around the island. Yet, as poor...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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