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Sri Lankan Fishermen Warily Return to Sea

Sri Lankan fisherman Warasenna Mendis, right, stands on his boat as his crew prepares to set out to sea for the first time since the Dec. 26 tsunami.
Anne Hawke, NPR
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Sri Lankan fisherman Warasenna Mendis, right, stands on his boat as his crew prepares to set out to sea for the first time since the Dec. 26 tsunami.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.