Japanese families face Children's Day

Al Jazeera visits the town of Kesennuma, where those left behind struggle to pull their lives together.

    Much of eastern Japan remains in ruins. Thousands are still trying to rebuild their lives.
    This Thursday some may find it especially hard - because it's Children's Day in Japan.
    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan visits the Chiba family in Kesennuma, one of the towns that suffered the most devastation. Kesennuma was a busy fishing port turned into rubble.
    The town was devastated in minutes. For Kiyohide Chiba and his ten-year-old son, everything changed that day.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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