After the final wave receded, the stunned tourists and locals of Arugam Bay and nearby Pottuvil were left to face the utter devastation left behind.
In this area alone, more than 400 people died and hundreds were injured. More than 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed leaving an estimated 7,000 homeless.
Not TOO long ago Ricky Martin came out and told the world this: “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man.
I am very blessed to be who I am.” I was so happy to see he was no longer afraid to be honest and accepted! Don’t hide who you really are from the world because as you can see even your idols have accepted who they are and there are SO MANY PEOPLE who support equality.
There are countless stories like these rising from the heartbreaking wreckage of southeast Asia.
The two were swept from the hut they were staying in and separated by the force of the current. "Grief in and of itself, I don't wish on anyone," Berkus told Huff Post live during a recent interview while promoting his book, "but it's also a very personal process everyone has to go through in their own time and in their own way...
They later enjoyed a visit to Central Park's ice rink, according to Brent's Twitter posts. Beautiful evening promoting truth, love and education he tweeted.
Brent also made an appearance at Berkus' book signing for "The Things That Matter" at Bergdorfs on Dec. Although he is happy now, Berkus faced tremendous sorrow after his boyfriend, photographer Fernando Bengoechea, was killed in the December 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka.
and even scored an Academy Award nomination for her role.
Although Jodie Foster was previously romantic with Cydney Bernard from 1993 until 2008, she has always remained private about her relationships.
the goal, no matter how long it takes or how cyclical it is, the goal is to not get stuck in the grief." Instead of getting stuck in that greif and let it define him, Berkus created a new normal.