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How to Help in Japan Earthquake Relief

I am sure the english speaking community would like to get more information on how to help in relief efforts underway here in Japan.  I am compiling some information here.  Please be careful of unscrupulous websites claiming to be fund raisers for Japan. Donate Online: Crisis Response: Provides a way to donate DIRECTLY to …


Jack Johnson Cancels Rest of Japan Tour

Jack Johnson, known for his surf-vibe mellow tunes was scheduled to perform in Fukuoka City on March 17, 2011 as part of his Japan your.  However, as per his tweet, he is “postponing” the rest of the tour, including those in Tokyo in light of the tragedy that happened last friday.  Johnson had already performed …


Tsutomu Yamaguchi, 93

On 4 January 2009, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, one of the few people to have experienced the Atomic bomb both in Hiroshima and Nagasaki died of stomach cancer. August 6, 1945 was his last day of work in Hiroshima and was he was about to board the tram heading to his hometown when the first atomic bomb …