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March 9, 2013, Rikuzentakata, Japan - The replica of the "miracle pine tree" stands on the beach of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, on March 9, 2013. The original pine survived the March 11, 2011, tsunami but later died from seawater damage. The preserved trunk was set on the site where branches and leaves were replicated using synthetic resin. The city of Rikuzentakata lost 1,773 people in the disaster and debris still remains in the area.  (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Japan two years after eartquake and radiation leaking in 2011
March 9, 2013, Rikuzentakata, Japan - The replica of the "miracle pine tree" stands on the beach of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, on March 9, 2013. The original pine survived the March 11, 2011, tsunami but later died from seawater damage. The preserved trunk was set on the site where branches and leaves were replicated using synthetic resin. The city of Rikuzentakata lost 1,773 people in the disaster and debris still remains in the area. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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From gallery: Japan two years after earthquake and radiation leaking in 2011
Photographer: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
Source: AFLO
Date 9 Mar 2013
Location: Iwate Japan
Credit: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
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