This man lived in the apartment building that used to stand on the lot in the background of the picture. It was destroyed in the May 12 2008 earthquake. His wife was badly injured, and is now in a hospital in Shenyang. The man's t-shirt bears the name of the hospital, and the words “Our hearts are linked together forever.”
Burned coal bricks piled up in a damaged building.
The sign reads "Pay before leaving."
Concrete beams from the upper floors of a building have fallen through to the ground floor.