Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song
Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song

Wangjia villager recalls last day of brother who died in Sichuan quake

Grieving villager, whose brother died under falling debris when a kiln collapsed, explains why swift burials are a necessity in quake zone

Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song
Duan Shibing, 15, burns incense at the funeral of his father, who had gone to work in a brick kiln three hours early to earn an extra 25 yuan. Photo: Simon Song
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