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Mourners pray during a ceremony held to commemorate victims of the... News Photo2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami,Anniversary,Ceremony,Earthquake,Emergencies and Disasters,Horizontal,Indian Ocean,Memorial Event,Mourner,Praying,Southern Sri Lanka,Sri Lanka,Tsunami,Vertical,Victim,VillagePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMourners pray during a ceremony held to commemorate victims of the December 2004 tsunami at Peraliya village in southern Sri Lanka on December 26, 2012, on the eighth anniversary of the disaster. Some 31,000 people on the island died during the 2004 Asian tsunami and one million were initially left homeless. AFP PHOTO/ LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)