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post #1 of 24 Old 03-11-2011, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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Japan hit by 8.9 earthquake and tsunami

This one is really bad.

5th worst ever recorded.

Hundreds killed in tsunami after 8.9 Japan quake - Yahoo! News
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post #2 of 24 Old 03-11-2011, 09:53 AM
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Absolutely heartbreaking.
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post #3 of 24 Old 03-11-2011, 09:55 AM
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I saw that this a.m. When I turned on the news. Words cannot describe how I feel.

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Christchurch first, now Tokyo... this is just terrible.
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It's rippling onto Hawaii right now then expected to affect Cali within a half hour.. Maui is getting 7 foot waves and they're rising..

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My lil brother is stationed by the Navy in Guam. No word at all from him yet... it is the middle of the night though, hopefully he's fine and asleep.
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The videos are making me ill.

We have offices in Japan. No word from them yet this morning.
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Oh. My. Goodness.
I have no words.

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My boss is over there right now. No one has heard from him. Its a quiet day at the office...
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post #10 of 24 Old 03-11-2011, 11:06 AM
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One of my close friends lives in Tokyo. No word from her yet, but I'm sure she's fine since Tokyo wasn't affected too much.
Some petrol placethingie exploded. And 200-300 bodies were found in the north-east near a beach. And a passenger train has gone missing. :/
Thank god Japan has been educated well when it comes to earthquakes.
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