strengths & weaknesses


A tragedy of this magnitude must change a society. My hope is that it creates a sense of urgency and fosters a new sense of country among all. Somehow we have to go forward. Takaaki Iwabu 

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Today’s N&O features an article and photography by Takaaki Iwabu, originally from Yokohama, and currently lives in Raleigh. He recently returned from Japan where he documented the aftermath of the earthquake and also visited family.


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2 Responses to “strengths & weaknesses”

  1. neki rivera Says:

    thanks for the link. i too think the disaster will create a new sense of country in the japanese and that they will push the country forward

    • Susan Says:

      You’re welcome. I found that in talking with my siblings about this disaster, then reading Iwabu’s reaction – it resonated.

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