Italy earthquake: Putting a disaster on Facebook



Several villages were pulverised by the 24 August earthquake in which 298 people died, but some young Italians are determined not to let it erase their heritage.
In the ruined village of Arquata del Tronto, a group of bloggers has gone in search of its destroyed history, posting findings on a Facebook page called Chiedi alla polvere (Ask The Dust).
"Ask the dust" is an old Italian saying that usually refers to something unknowable. But here, some young residents want to give the dust a voice.
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5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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