For many, the most devastating part of surviving an earthquake is not the shaking but the hard fought path to recovery.
KPCC is working on a nine-part series looking at what a 7.8 magnitude earthquake would mean for Los Angeles, and we would love to hear your stories. Have you lived through a devastating earthquake? How did it change your life and what was the road to recovery like for you?
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