Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Nima since 2012

Stuff contributed by Lorne

Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Remembering or Remembrance?: A Year After 3/11, Yuriage, Japan

Lorne Spry

Just over a year ago in the northeast region of Japan known as Tohoku, Japanese as well as ex-patriots from around the globe had their lives changed forever—or died. For some survivors the change was abrupt and catastrophic—lost friends, relatives, wives, husbands, children. Gone were their homes, businesses, work places, …

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Lorne Spry has lived and worked in Japan since 1993 and remains a contracting lecturer in tertiary education. Lorne studied at The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver — his hometown. Besides many academic interests, he enjoys cycling on his vintage racing bicycles, sailing with friends, and photography.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japanese fishing villages

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