A woman at a graveyard in Aberfan.
Hundreds were bereaved by the tragedy in Aberfan.
A man digs one of the many graves.
Mining was central to the life of the village.
Media from around the world descended on Aberfan after the tragedy.
Nearly 150 died in the disaster.
Every section of the small community was affected.
The dead included 116 children.
People are still haunted by the tragedy.
Aberfan has remained in people's thoughts.
The grief was spread throughout the community.
Aberfan was one of a number of small mining communities in south Wales.
It took years for life to get back to normal.
People banded together to get through the disaster.
The waste from the coal tip slid into a school.
As in much of the south Wales valleys, mining dominated the village's landscape.