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Rebuild L'Aquila

Rebuild L'Aquila

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Free Member, Lenola

Rebuild L'Aquila

at 3.32 of 6th April 2009 a terrible earthquake struck the city of L'Aquila in Italy. 309 people died, 1600 were injured.

I visited in L'Aquila during the past September. I will never forget the faces of people trying to rebuild a new life despite that night they lost important pieces of their life.

At three years from the unhappy event, many people cannot rebuild their own homes because of government and "great risks commission" adminstrators, that decided to focus on the development of new towns insted to quickly reopen the city centers. Actually, "protezione civile" chiefs, "great risk commission" and many "business man" are under indictment for corruption and many other crimes.

One of the most beautiful city of Italy is still partially closed to the people and policed by army.

For L'Aquila, for that people, for the recostruction of one brilliant future. That's my small, insignificant, gift of hope.


Comments 6

  • Adele Oliver 04/24/2012 23:24

    Your image and words a testament to a tragic event and very sad state of affairs .... very well done with much symbolism in your image and monochrome the right choice !!!
    greetings, Adele
  • yªmpo 04/14/2012 12:45

    Photo & words,,, good!
  • Silvana W. 04/13/2012 21:27

    ..Sometimes, the hope becomes fulfilled wishes.This work teaches us that... Policy hasn,t Soul, only know making money machines...Thank you for this document.I didn,t know it.. and I think that it is good to count..Aesthetically,I find it a very metaphorical work..****. ..wishes of many people are below...buried in this dramatic story..Very well done***..I keep it, for not forget it..
  • Dragomir Vukovic 04/06/2012 20:04

    strong !
  • Claudio Micheli 04/06/2012 13:33

  • laura fogazza 04/06/2012 12:09



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Lens AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 N
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Exposure time 1/20
Focus length 50.0 mm
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