"It all begins with a glance at the AFP wire, over breakfast, on a cool morning in Hanoi. A tsunami has struck in the Indian Ocean. More than 100,000 are dead or missing, and the toll is surging by the hour."
On December 26, 2004, Didier Lauras, AFP's Vietnam correspondent, is sent to the tsunami-hit Thai tourist resort of Phuket. How do you cover a disaster on that scale? Should you interview broken survivors searching desperately for their loved ones? "Ten years later I know there is no right answer. I did what my gut feeling commanded. Leave them the hell alone."