Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Nima since 2012

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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Remembering or Remembrance?: A Year After 3/11, Yuriage, Japan

Lorne Spry

Just over a year ago in the northeast region of Japan known as Tohoku, Japanese as well as ex-patriots from around the globe had their lives changed forever—or died. For some survivors the change was abrupt and catastrophic—lost friends, relatives, wives, husbands, children. Gone were their homes, businesses ...

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Lorne Spry has lived in Japan since 1993 — most of those years in Sendai, Miyagi. He is married with children and teaches as a contracting lecturer in tertiary education. His interests include writing, history, politics, sociology, photography and cycling. Very thankfully, the Fujita/Spry family lived through the Great Northeastern Earthquake without significant damage to their home or loss of loved ones.

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  • family stories

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