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Japan marks 6 months since earthquake, tsunami

TOKYO (AP) — Last Sunday was the six-month anniversary of the day the massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan’s northeast coast. Some 20,000 people are dead or missing. More than 800,000 homes were completely or partially destroyed. The disaster crippled businesses, roads and infrastructure. The Japanese Red Cross Society estimates that 400,000 people were displaced.

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