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Tuesday, 9/1/15

We got an early start today because we wanted to walk around the village a little bit before having breakfast, so Professor Takamura, from the University of Nagasaki, who was with us in Kawauchi Village, introduced us to Mr. Ako Moto, an elderly man who was the only person who did not evacuate the village […]

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Monday, 8/31/15

Today was very busy. We had breakfast buffet style at our hotel, and were then picked up to be driven to Koriyama City Hall. There, my dad met with several people, while I was taken to go visit the local shrine. A priest showed us around and told us that this shrine was built relatively […]

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Arrival

Hi again this is Sophia. We arrived in Japan Sunday afternoon, and traveled by train to Koriyama City to spend our first night there. We used the Narita express from the airport to Tokyo Station, and then boarded the Tohoku Shinkansen to Koriyama City. Walking through the crowded Tokyo Station gave me a first taste […]

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Hi this is Sophia, the daughter of nuclear engineering professor Kai Vetter. I am accompanying him on his trip to Japan this upcoming week and I will blog about this visit. Our trip will take us to multiple locations, including Fukushima City, Koriyama City, Kawauchi Village, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and of course Tokyo. I’m really excited about this […]

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