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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.

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
  • From the section Asia