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Opinion: Ticket pic of the week: A face in Japan

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You don’t hear it in the American news so much anymore. But the pain continues in Japan after its triple tragedy of quake, tsunami and nuclear plant failures.

We wrote a while back right here about a previous experience we had with the Japanese dignity, grace and stoicism in handling a natural disaster.

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So, naturally, this simple photo of Saki Watanabe jumped right out and hit us in the heart.

She’s a resident of the hard-hit Fukushima prefecture and is undergoing what has become a regular experience for her family and neighbors: scanning for exposure to radiation.

You can read your own interpretation into this one.

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-- Andrew Malcolm

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