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Two women cry after laying flowers where a house once stood in the tsunami devastated Yuriage district, Natori city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, March 11. Japan marks the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake that killed almost 20,000 people.
"I wish I could go back to my old house and get back our normal life again," said Hyakuaiko Konno, a 64-year-old woman from the Ishinomaki coast who has been living in temporary housing for the past seven months.
-- Reported by msnbc.com news services
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