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Japan Disaster: The Lasting Impact of March 11, 2011

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A bus that came to rest on this 50 foot building in Ogatsu, Japan, shows the power of the tsunami that tore through this small fishing village, destroying nearly every building and killing hundreds. Some wanted it left there as a symbol of the disaster. But the local government removed the bus so people wouldn't be reminded of the fear they went through one year ago. (Photo: Sam Eaton)

The World's Sam Eaton has been reporting from Japan on the legacy of the triple disasters to hit that country a year ago. He talks with host Marco Werman about the cultural impact of the eathquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

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