Japan tsunami photos

These photos from the Associated Press document some of what’s happening in Sendai, Fukushima and elsewhere in the earthquake and tsunami ravaged region of Northwest Japan:

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1. Japan Self-Defense Forces personnel search for victims around a ship swept out by Friday’s tsunami in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami hit Japan’s east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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2. A survivor of the tsunami that swept through his village of Saito, in northeastern Japan, retells the story to a rescue team that arrived to search the area Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan’s devastated coastal towns, as Asia’s richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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