Many thanks to National Geographic and Thame Sherpa Heritage Fund community member David Morton for posting this article on National Geographic:

Photographer and mountain guide David Morton was visiting the rural Sherpa village of Thame in eastern Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday.

He was having lunch with a Sherpa family when everything started to shake violently. Morton followed the family outside, only to watch its modest home crumble. Over the next few days, Morton documented destruction in Thame and other villages in the Khumbu Valley, even as the aftershocks kept coming. (Read more about mountain villages flattened by the quake.)

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