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aoi koinobori project

in higashi matsushima, the brother of a little boy who was killed in the tsunami has organized this project, and continues to receive an outpouring of support every year, in the form of blue koi flags for children’s day.

it’s an incredibly sweet, and sad, story.

the english story is on rocket news:

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http://en.rocketnews24.com/2014/05/07/tohoku-man-honors-brother-killed-in-tsunami-with-hundreds-of-blue-carp-streamers/

About liz

from the u.s., recently moved from kobe to sendai, japan, researching community-based housing recovery after disaster.

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