– South New Brighton, Canterbury, New Zealand

I was living at South Brighton Campsite when the earthquake happened and I was in the shower.
You know when in movies you see the girl running out naked from a building on fire and you think you really don’t want to be her?...Well, I could not get out since the door moved and got blocked.

That was a terrible experience but the worst was the following night when we went back to sleep in our cabin that was just a few demaged but we could not close the eyes for one second because of all the shakes.

The feeling of not being safe anywhere, even inside a place that used to be the safest for you like your shelter or your home is something that should never be experienced by anyone.

I can only admire and give all my thaughts to those who lost their homes and find the courage to stay and build again.

Kiwis are tough and positive people, I hope I will learn from them.

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