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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    This gas station near the Sendai airport is where ABC News' World News with Diane Sawyer broadcast live from on Monday, March 14. It stands alone in a small parking lot with no trees surrounding it.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    That same gas station was later inundated with tree trunks and other debris when a 13-foot tsunami rushed water through the area. The small store that was behind the pump collapsed, and trees and the remains of buildings are now piled up under the roof.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    A bridge leading to the location where ABC News' Diane Sawyer was shooting with her team before the earthquake and tsunami hit on March 11, 2011.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    ABC News' Diane Sawyer surveys the devastation on a bridge near the Sendai airport as a crane operator attempts to clean up the debris left by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    A tombstone business in Sendai before the earthquake hit and the tsunami smashed through, killing thousands.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    That business was completely leveled by the earthquake and tsunami. Tombstones were later found scattered throughout the neighborhood.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    A bridge leading to a neighborhood in Sendai before the 9.0 magnitude earthquake was once a clear pathway to several homes.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    Now that same bridge is covered in wreckage. The homes that were once easily visible from the bridge have since become unlivable.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    A pristine two-story home in a neighborhood near the airport before the earthquake hit on March 11, 2011.
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  • Japan Landmarks Before and After

    World News anchor Diane Sawyer tries to look inside that same house after it was completely devastated by the tsunami in a neighborhood near the Sendai airport. The two-story home collapsed, trapping everything inside. These photos were taken on March 16, 2011.
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