Through a Child’s Lens: Two Years After the China Quake

BY Talea Miller  May 12, 2010 at 2:35 PM EDT

On May 12, 2008, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit China’s Sichuan province, leaving more than 70,000 people dead and 18,000 missing.

In an effort to document what life is like in the region now, the American Red Cross distributed 200 disposable cameras to students for a photo competition. Below are some of the winning images, with the students’ own commentary.