One year ago, on March 11th, a disaster changed the face of the country I live in. You've all probably seen the footage of murkey waves of water devouring buildings and just looking at the statistics of lives lost is chilling. But we are human, and therefore stalwart, strong, and spirited. As the world turns, we push foreward.
But spirit is not always enough. There has to be real, actual help. When I stood there in Higashimatsushima, looking out at an inlet that had not existed before, that had once been people's ricefields, homes, and livelihood, and I saw nothing but trash, vehicles and boats floating in murk and mud, I felt that inte