Life goes on: Nepal's children return to schools after quake

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Nepalese parents walk with their children past damaged buildings to school in Bhaktapur. (AFP Photo)

Nepalese parents walk with their children past damaged buildings to school in Bhaktapur. (AFP Photo)

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Nepalese schoolboy Jaswoba Chheakna, 4, looks out of the window of a schoolroom in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

Nepalese schoolboy Jaswoba Chheakna, 4, looks out of the window of a schoolroom in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

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A Nepalese boy walks past a collapsed building close to his school. (AP Photo)

A Nepalese boy walks past a collapsed building close to his school. (AP Photo)

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Nepalese students walk past damaged buildings to school in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

Nepalese students walk past damaged buildings to school in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

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Saksham Karmacharya, 4, cries saying that he does not wants to go to school as he is hugged by his father Birendra Karmacharya while being carried towards the school, a month after the April 25 earthquake, in Bhaktapur. (Reuters)

Saksham Karmacharya, 4, cries saying that he does not wants to go to school as he is hugged by his father Birendra Karmacharya while being carried towards the school, a month after the April 25 earthquake, in Bhaktapur. (Reuters)

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Birendra Karmacharya (L) walks past the debris of collapsed houses while holding the hand of his younger son Saksham Karmacharya, 4, along with his elder son Biyon Karmacharya (R), 9, as they head towards the school, a month after the April 25 earthquake in Bhaktapur. (Reuters)

Birendra Karmacharya (L) walks past the debris of collapsed houses while holding the hand of his younger son Saksham Karmacharya, 4, along with his elder son Biyon Karmacharya (R), 9, as they head towards the school, a month after the April 25 earthquake in Bhaktapur. (Reuters)

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Nepalese schoolgirl Ankita Kapali (L), 11, prepares food before leaving for school in Bhaktapur in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Schools are reopened in Nepal on Sunday following a devastating earthquake on April 25 that killed over 8,600 people, and damaged nearly 8,000 schools and 30,000 classrooms. (AFP Photo)

Nepalese schoolgirl Ankita Kapali (L), 11, prepares food before leaving for school in Bhaktapur in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Schools are reopened in Nepal on Sunday following a devastating earthquake on April 25 that killed over 8,600 people, and damaged nearly 8,000 schools and 30,000 classrooms. (AFP Photo)

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Students wait for their school bus in front of a collapsed house as thousands of schools across the districts worst hit by two major earthquakes in Nepal reopened on Sunday, in Kathmandu. With most school buildings damaged or unsafe, the education ministry ordered that classes be held in temporary classrooms. According to a Unicef statement, 32,000 classrooms were destroyed and 15,352 classrooms were damaged after the two major earthquakes in Nepal. (AP Photo)

Students wait for their school bus in front of a collapsed house as thousands of schools across the districts worst hit by two major earthquakes in Nepal reopened on Sunday, in Kathmandu. With most school buildings damaged or unsafe, the education ministry ordered that classes be held in temporary classrooms. According to a Unicef statement, 32,000 classrooms were destroyed and 15,352 classrooms were damaged after the two major earthquakes in Nepal. (AP Photo)

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