Rescue workers arrive at Rikuzentakata, thousands remain missing

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 8:20 EDT
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It took more than 72 hours after last week’s tsunami for rescuers to get to the devastated village of Rikuzentakata — too long to hope that they might find survivors. Instead, they are pulling bodies out of the debris even as some maintain hope that their family or friends might be yet found alive.

Watch the video, which first aired on ABCau on March 15, 2011, below:

Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
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