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80-Yr-Old Woman, 16-Yr-Old Boy Rescued From Quake Rubble in Ishinomaki

Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Tohoku, Ishinomaki, Miyagi, rescued, nine days after, 80-year-old, grandson, together, rubble, tsunami, quake, alive )

- 2895 days ago -
An 60-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy were rescued from a demolished house in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, on Sunday, nine days after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan, local police said.


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Jean M (143)
Monday March 21, 2011, 12:52 am
This is wonderful news. Thanks for sharing.

MmAway M (519)
Monday March 21, 2011, 11:36 am
Thank you Naoko...saw this on the news last night, the boy climbed through all of the rubble before Help left...Goodness, I keep praying for all of you over in Japan, so much devistation!

Ginger Strivelli (20)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:08 pm
glad to hear some good news from Japan.

Dana W (9)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:24 pm
Although saddened by the tragedy, heartened to hear about the 2 lives saved.

Katherine S (34)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:30 pm
I heard about this on NHK-gtv, amazing story!
hopefully there are many, many more like this one in the coming days

Rosie Lopez (73)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:53 pm

Regina P (65)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:55 pm
Noted, Let's pray that their are many others that will be rescued

Susan A (14)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 2:26 am
terrifying experience for them - they are so lucky to be found. I hope they find more people like this.

KS Goh (0)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 5:01 am
Thanks for the article.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 7:10 am
Good to read about survival stories like this.

Danny M (83)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 7:43 am
Thanks, Naoko! Stories like this make me believe in miracles.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 11:14 am
fantastic news ! hope they can find more survivors.

Samantha Hodder (2)
Wednesday March 23, 2011, 10:10 am
it's great to hear some encouraging stories about Japan!
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