Tsunami: First Person
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, January 3, 2005; 1:00 PM
Last week, when a massive tsunami hit several countries in South Asia, Washington Post staff writer Michael Dobbs was swimming off the coast of a tiny island in Weligama Bay, Sri Lanka. Dobbs survived by grabbing hold of a stray fishing boat, not yet aware that his wife and children were also safe:
3. Can you please compare the The tsunami account (above) with Charles Blauvelt's daily entries about the 1923 Tokyo earthquake. Really would appreciate your help.