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Mar 9, 2016

Japan 5 Years After The Tsunami

Japan 5 Years After The Tsunami

On March 11th it will have been 5 years since an earthquake and a tsunami hit Japan. The images and videos from that day are still engraved into our memory and we've posted about it plenty of times in the past.
On this 5th anniversary it is time to look back and to look forward. What has become of the sites of some of those infamous photos?

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An aerial view shows the tsunami-devastated Naraha town, near the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Fukushima prefecture, is seen in this combination picture KYODO/REUTERS

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The tsunami-devastated Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, is seen in this combination picture. KYODO/REUTERS

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The tsunami-devastated Natori city in Miyagi prefecture is seen in these images in this combination picture. KYODO/REUTERS

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The tsunami-devastated Rikuzentakata city in Iwate prefecture, is seen in this combination picture KYODO/REUTERS

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The tsunami-devastated Natori city in Miyagi prefecture is seen in these images in this combination picture. KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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Spotlight: Japan quake - Before and after KYODO/REUTERS

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File combination photo shows tsunami-devastated Rikuzentakata city in Iwate prefecture STAFF/REUTERS

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