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Friday, March 9, 2012

Japan Prepares To Mark Solemn Anniversary

A Buddhist monk bows and offers a prayer in a neighborhood destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, on Friday. (AP)

A Buddhist monk bows and offers a prayer in a neighborhood destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, on Friday. (AP)

One year after the massive earthquake and tsunami, more than 3,000 people remain missing. The search for them continues. Nearly 16,000 are now confirmed to have died.

The BBC’s Damian Grammaticas has been back to see what has happened to survivors, including the Suzuki family whose story he reported in the days after the disaster.


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