|Austin Sonju practices his|
thank you speech with the team's
|Many of the trees along the coastline were swept away with the tsunami. |
Some of the trees were violently bent, as seen above.
|Notice the foundations?|
|A man from city hall explains through a translator the future plans of permanent residential housing.|
Next, they saw a model of a tsunami shelter. Constructors will use disaster debris – such as concrete, wood, and rubber from demolished properties – to create 15 hills 50m in height and 100m in diameter to reduce the power of the tsunami.
|A cemetery looms on the horizon where houses once were.|
|Temporary housing units near the I-Plaza.|