Japan Earthquake

I Remember, Tohoku Remembers -- The March 11th Earthquake in Japan

Yamagata, Japan - 2011 earthquake

My life has, in a small part, intersected several world events in my few decades on this earth; but nothing comes close to what happened on March 11, three years ago. At that time I lived in Yamagata, Japan, and I taught at a conversation school located in the heart of an indoor shopping mall. The day was Friday, the time was 2:46PM, four minutes before I finished my lesson with a few of the top English speakers in the school (it couldn’t have happened during...