(Subscription Only) Title: Reaching out to others in need helps couple in limbo cope with own fears
Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Author: Allison Schaefers
Date: Sep 04, 2012
Reaching out to others in need helps couple in limbo cope with own fears
The pair, who met in the isles, wants to leave Fukushima and flee the health hazards from the 2011 nuclear disaster
FUKUSHIMA, Japan » Marian Moriguchi grew up in Alewa Heights, but she has spent 26 years making a home in Fukushima, her husband Kenji’s birthplace.
The couple, who met in Hawaii, have established businesses in Japan and paid off a mortgage. They’ve reached a point in life where they ought to feel secure; however, in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster — the largest nuclear accident since Chernobyl — they are plagued by uncertainty.
Published: September 4th, 2012 at 11:59 am ET
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