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A mother’s search in post-tsunami Japan focus 04/01/2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

A mother’s search in post-tsunami Japan

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04/01/2011
SHINOMAKI — Thousands of families are missing loved ones almost three weeks after a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated towns and lives along Japan’s northeast coast.

One of them is the family of this AFP reporter.

This is the story of Takako Suzuki, 67, who is still searching for a sign of life from her daughter, this reporter’s sister, amid the ruins of the small fishing port she has called home all her life.

Every evening Suzuki slips under the quilt of her futon shortly after sunset around 7 p.m. because there is nothing to do in the pitch darkness. This district of Ishinomaki still has no electricity, tap water or gas..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110401com7.html

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