Third Year Memorial of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Photo of earthquake devastation
Japanese coastal town of Otsuchi days after the earthquake; Al Jazeera English via Flickr; BY-SA 2.0

Event Information

Date & Time
March 11, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Michigander Paul Fales shares his experience in Japan when it was ravaged by a huge tsunami, earthquake, and Fukushima nuclear accident three years ago. Fales was serving as an English teacher when the earthquake and tsunami hit the city, Kesennuma, where he was stationed. He was found by CNN a few days after the disaster.

The U-M Japanese Program sponsors this opportunity to commemorate the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred on March 11, 2011.

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Jamie Lausch Vander Broek
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Last modified: 03/06/2014