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    Three Months after the Tsunami

    A friend sent the following article out of the UK. It shows Northeast Japan just after the tsunami and the same areas three months later. Pretty impressive. The Japanese are busy getting things back together. Not all has been perfect and sometimes we in Japan think the government has been pretty slow in helping but things do get done.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ths-later.html

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    a whole lotta just 'get r done" attitude there...kudos to those with that kind of determination.

    That third set of 'before & after' photo's blows my mind...how such devastation can completely annihilate buildings and what-not in it's way, and yet the trees and shrubbery remain in what seems, untouched...mother nature sure is something!

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    That's a whole lot of picking it up and putting it somewhere else. Both by the Tsunami and the folks after the fact. Definitely inspirational.
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    Three Months after the Tsunami

    Kyle, Thanks for posting that. They sure are doing a bang-up job over there. Although we didn't get to see that area, the pictures sure tell the story.

    I am curious. Have the Japanese been takng advantage of all that burnable rubble to make steam to power some turbine generators (you know, like we do @ H-Power here on Oahu) making some much needed electric power for the people and industry?

    Hope all is well with you.

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    yeah i was curious as to where all the ruble went too..
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    Want to see something even more amazing? That second shot of the Shinto Shrine Gate. Look at these 2 pictures and tell me this is different.

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    I'll paraphrase what the caption was following these pictures in the email I got them from: What in the world is this thing made out of???????

    Now in all fairness, I don't know if the date on the first picture is true. But it looks similar enough from the post Tsunami one to be accurate. Jim.
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    Scary thing is there was another 6.5 quake in the same area this morning or yesterday according to the Yahoo news....
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