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The world has been watching, waiting, and praying for Japan ever since a massive 8.9 earthquake hit Friday, triggering an even deadlier tsunami. According to LA Times, Japanese media has reported that there are at least 1,000 people are presumably dead, while thousands are still stranded on rooftops or missing.

Japan is mobilizing troops and aircrafts to evacuate those who are stranded to provide them with shelter. Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has called for international aid, and President Obama has announced that a U.S. aircraft carrier was en route to assist another warship off the coast of Japan.

As loved ones console each other throughout the devastated country, those in the U.S. can stay connected with breaking news, and wish the best for the country’s victims.


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Evacuees stand around Shinjuku Central Park in Tokyo Japan March 11, 2011. (Photo: REUTERS/KYODO Kyodo)


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Passengers sleep at a lobby as they wait for their transportation at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, March 12, 2011.  (Photo: REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak)


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