Tears, lingering angry mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disaster that left 300 dead

April 16, 2015 2:22 AM

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Tears, lingering angry mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disaster that left 300 dead

A relative of the victims of the Sewol disaster weeps during a ceremony on the eve of the first anniversary of the ferry sinking at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. A year ago, as South Korea writhed in grief and fury after more than 300 people, most of them school kids, drowned in the disaster, it seemed things would never be the same. Yet not much has really changed as the first anniversary of the Sewol disaster is marked Thursday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) (The Associated Press)

SEOUL, South Korea – With tears, lowered flags and still-fresh anger, relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in cold waters off the southwestern South Korean coast.

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