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disaster, Korea, Sadness

Nation in Mourning

by Dallas Sanders

Gunsan-si — The trip began with a baseball game full of dancing girls, loud music, highly choreographed cheers from the home town Samsung Lions vs the Doosan Bears. The air was crisp and the stadium was full of fun on Tuesday night. Last night I went to another game of the Bears vs the Hanwha Eagles. There were no music, people didn’t clap home runs, no dancing girls, no t-shirt cannons, there was nothing. I ...


That biker had fallen

by Marcus Hammerschmitt

Tübingen — Police tended to his shattered ride, blocking the road, while paramedics tended to his shattered body. I could see you scanning what was visible through the ambulance’s maw. I could even see what you...

disaster, gratitude, typhoon haiyan

I am the luckiest girl.

by Cecelia Bittner

New york — Sitting here on this clear autumn day in New York City, I wonder if it narcissistic that as I read about Typhoon Haiyan I am filled with gratitude and wonder at the life that I have been given?

disaster, Earthquakes, japan

The past lives would never be the same in the future, and the social pressure that push me back from getting involved.

by Kazuya Hatta

Akita — It’s funny because trying to write about 3.11 in Japanese is harder than doing it in English. My first language is Japanese. The picture above is the road in front of Yuriage junior-high school in Miy...

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