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Disaster Tourism

by Jerry Soverinsky. Posted Jan 24th 2011 01:32 PM
Disaster Tourism

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Some may find it gruesome, but so-called disaster tourism is on the rise, giving travelers first-person access to the locations of the world's most horrific crimes, catastrophes and calamities. These sites offer insights into human tragedies and disasters that move far beyond what one can glean from a magazine feature or a cable television mini-series. While some sites are decades removed from their associated atrocities, for others the memory of human suffering has barely waned from the headlines.
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