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Photographer Shinichi Sato, a resident of Minami-Sanriku, has documented the 2011 destruction and the reconstruction efforts in his hometown.

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Photo credit: Yomiuri Shinbun

Left, the city on 12 March 2011, after a 24-metre-high tsunami struck the coast, and right the same area on 28 September 2020. The residential and commercial areas have all been rebuilt further inland. I like the crop circles.

 
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