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Mt. Pinatubo still shadows lives 20 years on

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Philippines
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20 Jun 2011 04:51

By Roli Ng and Peter Blaza

CABALANTIAN VILLAGE, Philippines, June 20 (Reuters Life!) - For Corazan Zawal, memories of the devastation caused by Mount Pinatubo remain etched in her mind.

The massive eruption in June 1991 sent volcanic material racing down the mountain's slopes at great speed, engulfing whole villages in its path, burying homes and killing hundreds. Thousands more were displaced.

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