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One-Year Anniversary of March 11 Tragedies

On March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was devastated by a 9.0  magnitude earthquake and tsunami.  The months after these disasters brought to the forefront incredible stories of resilience and generosity as Japan quickly began recovery efforts.
The one-year anniversary of March 11, 2011 is a time for reflection and contemplation.  We mourn those who were lost and reflect upon what has been learned from the tragedy. 
On a positive note the disasters highlighted the good relations at all levels between the peoples of the United States and Japan.  CULCON will continue to promote public/private partnerships that will sustain our strong relationship.

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