A Purpose Greater than You

A Purpose Greater than You
For the photo exhibit “Langtang Rising” a father photographed his daughter. He lost his wife and immediate family in the avalanche after the earthquake. 

Pasang Lama is one of the survivors of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal that took 9,000 lives across the country, including his parents, brother and more than 30 relatives from his home village in the Langtang Valley. To cope with his loss, the 24-year-old has turned to an unexpected hobby: photography.

“After the earthquake, we lost everything, even the culture,” Lama says. He and other young survivors from Langtang have started photographing their lives post-disaster.

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