• Kyodo


Children from Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, visited a school in the suburbs of Paris on Tuesday to share their experiences of creating a newspaper to encourage evacuees at a shelter after the March 11 disasters.

At Institution Jeanne d’Arc, a Catholic private school, four of the 12 children from Kesennuma who worked on creating Fight Shimbun, a colorful handwritten wall newspaper with illustrations, talked about how they came up with the idea of creating the newspaper at the shelter where they stayed after their homes were washed away by the massive tsunami.

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