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Tsunami anniversary: Vending machine 'a sign of normality'

A year after the devastating earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan, Roland Buerk has been visiting some of the worst affected areas to see how much progress has been made in rebuilding shattered towns and lives.

In Otsuchi he found a vending machine which has become a symbol of Japan's gradual return to normality.

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  • 10 Mar 2012
  • From the section Asia
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