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Japanese Town Hopes For Post-Tsunami Reinvention

Even before the March tsunami hit, the fishing town of Kesennuma in northeast Japan was on the skids. But to their surprise, residents began to see the tsunami as less a catastrophe than a chance to start from scratch. Now, they are taking bold, counterintuitive steps to remake their hometown.