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Concord resident offers firsthand account of Japan disaster

May 9, 2011
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Concord resident offers firsthand account of Japan disaster

Driving away from the oncoming wave, I hit Route 5 and had to stop suddenly.  No one else seemed to know that a second tsunami was coming.  For what felt like an eternity, I sat at the intersection near Jujigai as citizens waited patiently for the light to turn green. After watching 10-meter waves...
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Japan concert

May 9, 2011
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Japan concert

By Rina Takeda, a student of Nanae High School On March 11, a very big earthquake hit Japan. Nanae, where I live, did not have heavy damage, but the cities near the sea in the Tohoku district were hit by a very huge tsunami, and suffered frightful damage. More than 13,000 people died and...
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Disaster in Japan: One student’s story

April 11, 2011
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Disaster in Japan: One student’s story

The sadness of the earthquake and Japan’s gratitude to countries overseas.  A large-scale earthquake hit Japan directly in the afternoon on March 11, 2011. After, all parts of Japan fell into chaos because of the confusion situation  of the tsunami that followed. Tohoku and Kanto districts, in Japan, were damaged severely. In the Tohoku...
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Tsunami cripples Japan; CCHS gets involved

March 14, 2011
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Tsunami cripples Japan; CCHS gets involved

This past Friday, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Honshu, Northern Japan. Measuring an 8.9 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was the largest that Japan has ever seen, and the fifth largest in the world since 1900. Accordingly, the damage was devastating. Buildings in Tokyo, 373 kilometers away from the epicenter...
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