The Haunting Photograph Of A Trapped 13-Year Old Girl That Shocked The World

On November 13, 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz - a highly active volcano in Colombia - erupted, melting glaciers and sending torrents of mud and debris into the villages at its base. Thirteen-year-old Omayra Sánchez, along with her family, was trembling in her home as one of these torrents, called a lahar, literally wiped their town of Armero from the map.

 


 

 

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