Japan Tsunami Anniversary: 3 Years Later

The aftermath of an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown still affects thousands of residents.
3:00 | 03/11/14

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Today Japan is marking the third anniversary of a triple disaster. The 2011 earthquake tsunami and nuclear meltdown. Prayers began at dawn and -- now deserted town at the center of the catastrophe -- at least 161000. People were killed. Tens of thousands of residents who lost their homes on what the Japanese call 311. Are still living in temporary housing. Just amazing -- and here's got 2600. People still unaccounted for the earthquake was a nine point oh. Anything and that radioactive water that has accumulated at the crippled power plant that remains the biggest problem right now in the cleanup process. The video from three years ago it's still just incredible to see. On the level of destruction -- -- power that. Just really truly amazing some of that radioactivity in the water now reaching our coast here America the talk about in the next -- so it's going to be up in -- last area the organ area California coast. Three years ago.

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