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Panoramic image: Destruction in the interior of Ohkawa Elementary School in Ishinomaki City, Japan

Textbooks, drawings and musical instruments are scattered around the damaged classroom of Ohkawa Elementary School, Ishinomaki city, Japan, on March 21. The school, located at the mouth of Kitagami River, was swallowed by a tsunami as students and teachers tried to escape outside after the huge earthquake on March 11. Of 108 students, 21 were confirmed dead and 56 are still missing. (Koki Uemura, Sankei Shimbun / MSN Japan)

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