A woman wipes tears from her eyes as she smiles after tasting the sake she and her father made — their first batch since the Fukushima disaster forced them to leave their ancestral brewery. NPR hide caption

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A man is scanned for radiation exposure at a temporary center for residents living close to the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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A woman sits in an evacuation center in Fukushima prefecture, where fears of radiation exposure have further complicated the lives of people whose cities were crippled by Friday's earthquake. Doualy Xaykaothao /NPR hide caption

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Rescue workers check the remains of a house for any possible survivors in Natori, Miyage prefecture, Sunday. Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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