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In Photos: 8 years on, remembering the Great East Japan Earthquake

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People hold hands and offer silent prayers for victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake in front of the "Taro Kanko Hotel," which was hit by tsunami following the tremor and is now preserved to teach people about the disaster, at 2:46 p.m., the time the quake struck, on March 11, 2019. (Mainichi/Naoki Watanabe)

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