Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Recent WSJ Work: Rikuzentakata, Japan

Some 2,300 people are dead or missing in Rikuzentakata and many small businesses were obliterated by the March tsunami. Survivors must make a heart-wrenching choice: Should they rebuild their town - or abandon it?

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Recent WSJ Work: RIkuzentakata, Japan

Newly-minted Mayor Futoshi Toba was at work in City Hall when the tsunami devastated his community a month ago. Now he must find a way to balance his duty to his family and his town.

Here is the very moving story written up by two of my esteemed colleagues: http://on.wsj.com/eqSK6b

Some photos also made it into the slideshow and newspaper.