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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)
Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families
Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu Segawa. With radiation from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant still a concern, Segawa, 52, a middle school art teacher, and his wife, Yuki, 39, decided that keeping their children in Fukushima was too risky. So they found a new home 140 miles away, in Saitama prefecture. But Segawa had been employed here for 25 years and switching jobs wouldn't be easy. To get a position elsewhere, he said, he'd have to take an...

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