SENDAI – A group of 35 Americans has been taking turns visiting Japan to repair buildings in coastal Miyagi Prefecture that were damaged by the March 2011 tsunami.
The volunteers responded to a call by American missionary Calvin Cummings, who is based in the city of Natori near Sendai. They have been aiming to provide long-term support comparable to a civilian version of Operation Tomodachi, the relief mission carried out by the U.S. military.
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