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A lone mosque stands among the damage of a coastal village near Aceh, Sumatra island, Indonesia on Jan. 4, 2005 after the Indian Ocean tsunami swept through on Dec. 26, 2004. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Jacob J. Kirk, File)

(Bloomberg) — Ten years after their world was shattered by the Indian Ocean tsunami, an Indonesian man who had sold fish to tourists, and his younger brother, now run a thriving business on the beaches of Aceh.

Erwan and Ichsan Jamaluddin invested aid money and earnings from odd jobs to rebuild their lives after losing their parents and two sisters to giant waves on Dec. 26, 2004. Now they repair and rent surf boards on Lampuuk beach, generating $250 to $300 a month during peak season. It’s far more than they ever earned before.

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