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Samurai Return to Fukushima to Uphold 1,000-Year-Old Tradition


Fukushima Samurai – The Story of Identity is a powerful series by photographer Noriko Takasugi that features portraits of Japanese men upholding a 1,000-year-old samurai tradition. 122 more words

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Work begins on interim soil dump near Fukushima No. 1 -- The Japan Times

” Workers on Tuesday began building interim facilities near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to store contaminated soil and other waste gathered during cleanup work across Fukushima Prefecture. 215 more words

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Obesity a growing problem among children in Fukushima -- The Asahi Shimbun

” Fears that playing outdoors will risk radiation exposure, and other lifestyle changes brought on by the 2011 nuclear crisis, are being blamed for a rise in obesity among youngsters in Fukushima Prefecture. 224 more words

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What Does The Persimmon Say?

RING-DING-DING-DING-DINGERINGEDING.

If only. Even so, persimmons are still pretty fun. All around Koriyama, persimmon trees (kaki in Japanese) are still adorned with their jack-o-lantern–like fruit, which the crows and… 197 more words