Their town wiped out by a mudslide, people of La Reina mourn

 

August 1, 2021



EL ENCANTO, Honduras (AP) — Dr. Claudia Lazo is asked: How many of your patients are depressed?

"All of them," she answers.

"All of them. All of them. All of them. All of them. All of them."

The patients at her modest rural health center suffer from solastalgia -- sadness and pain provoked by the loss of their environment. They've lost their physical homes and their psychological well-being.

On the night of Nov. 24, 2020, their town -- La Reina -- was wiped from the face of the earth.

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