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Photo Journal: Call for help

Around 200 chairs are lined up to read "Paper, bread, water, SOS" on the sports ground at Kumamoto Kokufu High School in Chuo Ward, Kumamoto Prefecture, on April 17, 2016. Students at the school came up with the idea of creating the message due to a lack of supplies after residents evacuated to the school following a powerful earthquake in the early morning hours of April 16. "Paper" referred to toilet paper. An image of the message spread on Twitter and supplies were delivered, so on April 18 the chairs were removed. "If it weren't for the (chair) message, we would've still been without water nor meals. It was good that we did this," said a 17-year-old student who joined the effort. (Mainichi)

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