Parent Tang Yulan grieves for her daughter killed in the rubble of a Beichuan school. Ten of thousands of people, many of the schoolchildren, were killed when a magnitude-8 earthquake hit Sichuan in 2008. Photo: Ricky Chung

Rebuilding after Sichuan earthquake, one brick and one life at a time

Billions have been spent on communities torn apart by the May 12 earthquake 10 years ago but the destruction from that day still casts a long shadow over the disaster zone

Topic |   Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on

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Parent Tang Yulan grieves for her daughter killed in the rubble of a Beichuan school. Ten of thousands of people, many of the schoolchildren, were killed when a magnitude-8 earthquake hit Sichuan in 2008. Photo: Ricky Chung
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Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies. She reports on China's foreign policy.