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Photo Journal: Feathered friends

(Mainichi/Tatsushi Inui)

Bird-shaped handmade displays are lit up at a public housing complex for evacuees from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster in the city of Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, in this recent photo. The illumination shows birds representing towns where the evacuees lived -- a seagull for the city of Iwaki and the town of Namie, a pheasant for the town of Futaba, a black kite for the town of Okuma and a wagtail for the town of Tomioka. Residents of the Shimokajiro housing complex displayed green, white, gold and other color LED lights on wooden frames measuring 1.8 meters square in a bid to promote cooperation with each other. The illumination runs through Dec. 25, 2018.

    (Japanese original by Tatsushi Inui, Iwaki Local Bureau)

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