You saw it all on the TV on Boxing Day 2004: pictures of the wave and its aftermath, dead bodies on the beaches, families divided and homes destroyed. A terrifying scenario fed on by the world’s media.
But what was it really like to be there? How did it feel to see the approaching wave? How did people respond? And having survived does it change your life?
Do you want to hear a firsthand experience of the event and find out how TV drama and real life experience compare?