August 23, 1999 |
It was moving day for Mahide Baksi, and the 41-year-old homemaker was a bundle of nervous energy, lining up bulging plastic bags, boxes and her caged blue parakeet. Finally, she could look forward to a home of her own--a white tent in a giant camp springing up at the edge of this earthquake-devastated city. "I'm so happy," she said Sunday, grabbing a pair of her daughter's shoes wrapped in newspaper. "We'll have a house--sort of."