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Manoa , Volume 31 (1) – May 10, 2019

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Dismantling the Temple, Qingtan, 2001. Photograph by Linda Butler. i Th s temple was dismantled, then its timbers, bricks, and tiles were carefully numbered, taken by barge to Maoping, and put into storage. It was rebuilt at a new site overlooking the Three Gorges Dam. Yangtze Overlook, Xiling Gorge, 2000. Photograph by Linda Butler. Xiling Gorge is forty-seven miles long. e Th Th ree Gorges Dam is near its eastern end. This upstream view includes a farmhouse with a satellite dish—a luxury that was rarely seen in rural areas before 2000—and a new highway (at left). Paralyzed Miner, Ferry Interior, r Th ee Gorges Section, 2001. Photograph by Linda Butler. i Th s man’s legs were crushed in a mine collapse, paralyzing him for life. Aer ft months in a hospital, he was taken back to his village where his wife and three children awaited him. The min- ing company gave him a $7,000 set- tle ment and a personalized blanket. Wanxian Old Town, Wanxian, 2001. Photograph by Linda Butler. When this photograph was taken, some schools and neighborhoods of old Wanxian were still intact; the hospital (lower right) is being dismantled. Sixty thousand people were relocated, many receiving

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Published: May 10, 2019

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