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Job Opening: Part-time summer teaching/mentoring for Japanese youth

JULY 23 – AUGUST 11, 2012 Remuneration: $2,500 Join the global effort to prepare the “tomodachi generation” by teaching/mentoring Japanese youth affected by the 2011 tsunami to become tomorrow’s leaders! Program Description: Tomodachi Summer 2012 SoftBank Leadership Program The Tomodachi … Continue reading

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Remembering 3/11

Much thanks to Tony, Katie, and Danielle, who provided us three wonderful articles this week about 3/11: Resource: Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters How I Remember 3/11: Japan Cat Network Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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Tsunami debris mapped out

Almost a year after the Japanese Tohoku earthquake and mega-tsunami, the Pacific Ocean is still dealing with the consequences of the catastrophe. In remembrance of the 3/11 diaster, there will be no Fun Link Friday today. Instead, we suggest you … Continue reading

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How I Remember 3/11: Japan Cat Network

Here’s a fun fact that most people find very difficult to believe: the Great Tohoku Earthquake was my first day at work.  And not just any “first day at work”, it was the first day of  my first real job … Continue reading

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Resource: Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters

  It’s been almost one year since the March 11, 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami disaster devastated parts of northeastern Japan. As of February 25th, 2012, the death toll is currently confirmed at 15,853 people while 3,283 remain missing. … Continue reading

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Announcement: this week’s posts on 3/11

  In remembrance of those whose lives were lost and devastated by the 3/11/2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, starting tomorrow we will suspend our usual blog content. For the week leading up to 3/11/12, we will be posting materials related … Continue reading

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