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Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory Pollina pulls a pallet of relief supplies to a waiting helicopter aboard the USS Essex, which is conducting operations in support of Operation Tomodachi. The Marines and Navy are flying the much needed aid to the tsunami-devastated northeast coast of Japan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Life's Milestones Bittersweet For Japan's Survivors

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Hisaho Koseki, 82, barely escaped the tsunami when a neighbor drove her to safety. Now she's at a local evacuation center in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture. Her son has offered to take her in, but she doesn't want to burden him. "I have chronic ailments, and I don't know how much longer I'll live. I don't want to die, but in this situation, perhaps it would be better if I did," she says. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Members of Japan Self-Defense Force pray for the body of a tsunami victim wrapped in a tarp in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture. Shuji Kajiyama/AP hide caption

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Survivors overlook the earthquake and tsunami-hit area in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, on Thursday. Shuji Kajiyama/AP hide caption

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Quake Response Will Affect Japan's Future Crises

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An employee counts bundles of Thai bahts at Krung Thai Bank in Bangkok in October. A tidal wave of money is pouring into Asia and driving up regional currencies. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Asian Nations Try Not To Get Scorched By 'Hot Money'

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A promotional poster for the banned Thai film Insects in the Backyard shows director and actor Tanwarin Sukkhapisit in the role of Tanya, a transgender single parent of two. Courtesy of Tanwarin Sukkhapisit hide caption

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WikiLeaks' Assange Finds Support In Native Australia

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Crops are inundated by rising floodwaters west of Rockhampton, Australia. Janie Barrett/AP hide caption

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Australia Floods Boost World Commodity Prices

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