The art of sashiko continues to help residents 10 years after tsunami and earthquake

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:36pm

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A massive earthquake and tsunami hit eastern Japan 10 years ago, with a subsequent nuclear disaster. Nearly 20,000 people died — a profound loss. Reporter Isabella Bloom brings us the story of three individuals who found a traditional art form that helped heal some of the pain for survivors, and the volunteers who came to help.