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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
An Unforgettable Experience in Japan - Part 3
Read Part 2 >>Monday, March 14thMonday morning we woke up early to get to the bus. The first …

Kristin Hanaoka • June 6, 2011


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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
An Unforgettable Experience in Japan - Part 2
Read Part 1 >>Saturday, March 12thMy friends and I woke up at 6:00 AM to see if any of the bu…

Kristin Hanaoka • May 30, 2011


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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
An Unforgettable Experience in Japan - Part 1
Friday, March 11On Friday, March 11, 2011, my life was turned upside down. A 9.0 earthquake struck …

Kristin Hanaoka • May 23, 2011


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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
My Seven Days in March
Day 1On Friday, March 11, 2011, I found it strange that my 10-year-old daughter’s figure-skat…

Masami Takahashi • April 23, 2011




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Voices of Chicago
Do You Know Kung Fu? - Part 1
I was born August 19th, 1961 at the University of Chicago Lying-in Hospital, on the south side of C…

Larry Wiley • Jan. 11, 2011



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