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March 05, 2021
A seawall stands at a coastal area which was devastated by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami,...
Ishinomaki, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A seawall stands at a coastal area which was devastated by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Ishinimaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Footmark prints are seen at a beach which was devastated by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami,...
Ishinomaki, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Footmark prints are seen at a beach which was devastated by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Ishinimaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
A man fishes on top of a seawall, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A man fishes on top of a seawall, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, gently...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, gently strokes his late wife Miwako's tomb stone, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Poetry is displayed in frames inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Poetry is displayed in frames inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. The poem hanging on the right, reads: "Who will you call, at the phone of the wind, you will talk to them from your heart, if you hear the wind tell them how you feel, surely your thoughts will reach them." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, holds...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, holds a photograph of her which was taken on May 11, 2010, at his home, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, looks...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, looks at the former residential area which was devastated by the disaster, near the grave of his late wife ahead of the 10th anniversary the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, sits at a table...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, sits at a table in his home, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
A woman from Ofunato who lost her junior high school classmates in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A woman from Ofunato who lost her junior high school classmates in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls her late friends inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
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March 05, 2021
A woman from Ofunato who lost her junior high school classmates in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A woman from Ofunato who lost her junior high school classmates in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls her late friends inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
A visitor opens Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A visitor opens Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband, Toichiro, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband, Toichiro, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls her late husband inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Sachiko who was married to Toichiro for 44 years asks him what he has been doing with his days since he was swept away by the tsunami a decade ago "I'm lonely," she says. "Bye for now, I'll be back soon." Okawa says she sometimes feels like she can hear Toichiro on the other end of the line. "It makes me feel a little better." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls her late...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, calls her late husband with her two grandsons Reo and Daina inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. "Grandpa, it's been 10 years already and I'm going to be in middle school soon," says Daina. "There's this new virus that's killing lots of people and that's why we're wearing masks. But we're all doing well." Photograph taken with remote camera. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
A notebook with messages written by visitors lies inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A notebook with messages written by visitors lies inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. The note reads: "I came to (Itaru) Sasaki's garden for the first time 15 years ago. You may not remember it. I brought a small child. I heard a lot about the concept of this garden and the roses at the time. I was really looking forward to seeing what happened to this garden from that time. I couldn't come after the disaster, but I suddenly thought about it today and came here again with the 20-year-old son. I will come again when the flowers and vegetation in the garden are overgrown!" REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
JAPAN-TSUNAMI/PHONEBOOTH
RTXA2LA7
March 05, 2021
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, poses for a photograph...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, poses for a photograph with her two grandsons Reo and Daina next to Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
JAPAN-TSUNAMI/PHONEBOOTH
RTXA2LA6
March 05, 2021
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband, Toichiro, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, holds...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Sachiko Okawa, 76, who lost her husband, Toichiro, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, holds a photograph of her late husband Toichiro, as she visits Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan February 27, 2021. Sachiko who was married to Toichiro for 44 years asks him what he has been doing with his days since he was swept away by the tsunami a decade ago. "I'm lonely," she says. "Bye for now, I'll be back soon." Okawa says she sometimes feels like she can hear Toichiro on the other end of the line. "It makes me feel a little better." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
JAPAN-TSUNAMI/PHONEBOOTH
RTXA2LA5
March 05, 2021
A note, hand-written by a visitor, is seen inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A note, hand-written by a visitor, is seen inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. The note reads: "See you someday! Until then, be fine. Let's talk about memories while drinking. Everyone is fine too. Let's tell a lot of fun stories." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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RTXA2LA4
March 05, 2021
A disconnected phone sits inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A disconnected phone sits inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. Many survivors say the unconnected phone line helps them keep in touch with their loved ones and gives them some solace as they grapple with their grief. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
A disconnected phone sits inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
A disconnected phone sits inside Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Many survivors say the unconnected phone line helps them keep in touch with their loved ones and gives them some solace as they grapple with their grief. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
JAPAN-TSUNAMI/PHONEBOOTH
RTXA2LA2
March 05, 2021
Tomoko Kumagai, 58, who lost her colleague in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, visits Kaze-no-Denwa...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Tomoko Kumagai, 58, who lost her colleague in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, visits Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, ahead of the 10th anniversary the disaster, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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RTXA2LA1
March 05, 2021
Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones,...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, stands at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Many survivors say the unconnected phone line helps them keep in touch with their loved ones and gives them some solace as they grapple with their grief. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their deceased loved ones, conducts landscaping work at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. A few months ago, Sasaki says he was approached by organisers who want to set up similar phones in Britain and Poland that would allow people to call relatives they had lost in the coronavirus pandemic. "Just like a disaster, the pandemic came suddenly and when a death is sudden, the grief a family experiences is also much larger," he said. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their deceased loved ones, takes a break inside his home at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones,...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, stands under a starry sky at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Many survivors say the unconnected phone line helps them keep in touch with their loved ones and gives them some solace as they grapple with their grief. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Itaru Sasaki, 76, who built Kaze-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth for people to call their deceased loved ones, conducts landscaping work at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Sasaki built the phone booth a few months before the disaster, after he lost his cousin to cancer. "There are many people who were not able to say goodbye," he says. "There are families who wish they could have said something at the end, had they known they wouldn't get to speak again," Sasaki said. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, visits...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, visits her grave at a cemetery, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, reacts...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, reacts as he calls his late wife inside Kazo-no-Denwa (the phone of the wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. Inside, Sasaki dials his wife's cellphone number. He explains how he searched for her for days. "It all happened in an instant, I can't forget it even now," he says, weeping. "I sent you a message telling you where I was, but you didn't check it. When I came back to the house and looked up at the sky, there were thousands of stars, it was like looking at a jewel box," he added. "I cried and cried and knew then that so many people must have died." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY.
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March 05, 2021
The 'Miracle Pine', a tree which is said to symbolise hope and recovery after it survived the 2011 tsunami...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
The 'Miracle Pine', a tree which is said to symbolise hope and recovery after it survived the 2011 tsunami disaster , stands ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan February 27, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 05, 2021
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster,...
OTSUCHI TOWN, Japan
The Wider Image: Japan's tsunami survivors call lost loves on the phone of the wind
Kazuyoshi Sasaki, 67, who lost his wife, Miwako, in the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, reacts as he steps out of Kazo-no-Denwa (The phone of the Wind), a phone booth set up for people to call their deceased loved ones, after calling his late wife, ahead of the 10th anniversary of when the disaster happened, at Bell Gardia Kujira-yama in Otsuchi town, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, February 27, 2021. "It all happened in an instant, I can't forget it even now," Sasaki said when he explained how he searched for her for days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami a decade ago, visiting evacuation centres and makeshift morgues, returning at night to the rubble of their home. "I sent you a message telling you where I was, but you didn't check it," he added. "When I came back to the house and looked up at the sky, there were thousands of stars, it was like looking at a jewel box," he said. "I cried and cried and knew then that so many people must have died." REUTERS/Issei Kato SEARCH "KATO PHONEBOOTH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 02, 2021
People stand next to a display of 500 lights, honoring Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People stand next to a display of 500 lights, honoring Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
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March 02, 2021
People return to their car after walking around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People return to their car after walking around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
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March 02, 2021
People walk around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People walk around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
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March 02, 2021
People walk around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People walk around a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S., March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
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March 02, 2021
A man raises his arms during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
A man raises his arms during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil and a light display in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
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March 02, 2021
People attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9YANG
March 02, 2021
An attendee walks by a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
An attendee walks by a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9YAL7
March 02, 2021
Tacoma mayor Victoria Woodards speaks on stage during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Tacoma mayor Victoria Woodards speaks on stage during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil and a light display in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9YA74
March 02, 2021
An attendee looks at a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
An attendee looks at a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9YA3Y
March 02, 2021
An attendee photographs a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
An attendee photographs a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9VP
March 02, 2021
Local religious leaders speak on stage during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Local religious leaders speak on stage during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9OY
March 02, 2021
People in cars attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People in cars attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9NO
March 02, 2021
People attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9KE
March 02, 2021
Musicians perform during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Musicians perform during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9F0
March 02, 2021
A musician performs during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
A musician performs during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y9AM
March 02, 2021
Attendees listen from their car during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Attendees listen from their car during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y98F
March 02, 2021
Attendees listen from parked cars during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Attendees listen from parked cars during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y975
March 02, 2021
A musician performs during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
A musician performs during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y93X
March 02, 2021
People in cars attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People in cars attend a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y90S
March 02, 2021
Geese fly above as people walk by a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
Geese fly above as people walk by a light display honoring 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y8VD
March 02, 2021
An attendee raises his arms during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
An attendee raises his arms during a drive-in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-WASHINGTON
RTX9Y8T2
March 02, 2021
People walk by a light display honoring the 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths,...
Tacoma, UNITED STATES
People gather for a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil in a parking lot of the...
People walk by a light display honoring the 500 Pierce County coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths, following a drive-in COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day vigil, in a parking lot of the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. March 1, 2021. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-MORTUARY
RTX9I8BC
February 18, 2021
(L-R) Funeral Service Coordinator Jenny Adames, 36, and Manager Alisha Narvaez, 36, prepare for the viewing...
New York, UNITED STATES
Funeral service during COVID in Harlem, New York
(L-R) Funeral Service Coordinator Jenny Adames, 36, and Manager Alisha Narvaez, 36, prepare for the viewing service of a suspected COVID-19 victim, at the International Funeral & Cremation Services, as a news outlet broadcasts a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and coronavirus survivors during the outbreak in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S., April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGNW
February 18, 2021
Dr Francesco Tursi, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) survivor, treats a patient at the Codogno hospital,...
CODOGNO, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, works at Codogno hospital
Dr Francesco Tursi, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) survivor, treats a patient at the Codogno hospital, in Codogno, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGNV
February 18, 2021
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...
Lodi, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, is seen with his family, in Lodi
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen with his wife Valentina and son Antonio, at their home in Lodi, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGNU
February 18, 2021
Doctor Francesco Tursi (L) along with colleague treat a patient suffering with the coronavirus disease...
CODOGNO, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, works at Codogno hospital
Doctor Francesco Tursi (L) along with colleague treat a patient suffering with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Codogno hospital, in Codogno, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGNT
February 18, 2021
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...
Lodi, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, poses for a picture, in Lodi
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), poses for a photograph, at his home in Lodi, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGLI
February 18, 2021
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...
Lodi, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, poses for a picture with his family, in Lodi
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), poses for a photograph with his wife Valentina and son Antonio, at their home in Lodi, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGLG
February 18, 2021
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...
Lodi, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, is seen with his family, in Lodi
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen with his wife Valentina and son Antonio, at their home in Lodi, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-SURVIVOR
RTX9HGLH
February 18, 2021
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...
Lodi, Italy
Dr Francesco Tursi, who suffered from the COVID-19, is seen at his home in Lodi
Francesco Tursi, a doctor from the Codogno hospital who survived the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen with his wife Valentina, at their home in Lodi, Italy, February 11, 2021. Picture taken February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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