The Phone of the Wind 

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

A decade ago today, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami led to more than 15,000 deaths in Japan. Now, thanks to Itaru Sasaki, their survivors have a place to process their grief.

“There are many people who were not able to say goodbye,” he says. “There are families who wish they could have said something at the end, had they known they wouldn’t get to speak again.”


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