[Japan after Quake] Headline Round-up : Feb. 27 – Mar. 4



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[Feb. 27] Tsunami towns at crossroads, despite clean-up.



[Feb. 28] Karaoke and counseling: Japan’s tsunami survivors try to rebuild.


Karaoke is helping to heal the wounds of last year’s tsunami.  Traditional folk songs are favorite among the residents of Ofunato’s temporary housing


[Feb. 29] Tsunami-hit fishing town fighting to survive.


“If this industry is gone, people will have to go to Tokyo and they will be without a true home,” a fisherman said.


[Mar. 1] Through 3 disaster stricken prefectures, Anpanman tramcar runs to make children smile 🙂 From Mar 24.


Children in stricken areas are invited for free.


[Mar. 2] Tohoku teen feels guilt of being lone survivor.


With the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake approaching, Hamada feels conflicted by a day that now marks both his birthday and last year’s enormous loss and destruction.


[Mar. 3] Japanese monk guards remains of tsunami unknown.


One Buddhist monk has lovingly stored the ashes and bones of some of those whose names no one knows in the hope that one day they can be reunited with their families.


[Mar. 4] A mother’s face staring at a tense, difficult future.


‘I thought there was only about a 50 per cent chance he was alive’: The mother from iconic image of Japan tsunami and how she was reunited with her son.


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