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    The mystic stone at tsunami tide's highest point that saved tiny Japanese village from the deadly wave  Empty The mystic stone at tsunami tide's highest point that saved tiny Japanese village from the deadly wave

    Post  THEeXchanger on Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:29 pm

    The tsunami stones are warnings across generations, telling descendants to avoid the same suffering of their ancestors,' Itoko Kitahara,
    a specialist in natural disasters at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, told the New York Times.

    It was a tsunami in 1896 which killed 22,000 people that first convinced the people of Aneyoshi to move to their hilltop retreat and remain there.

    After a period of stability the population renewed itself and slowly began moving back down the hill towards the coast,
    but a then in 1933 another tsunami struck and left four survivors.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1379242/Japan-tsunami-Mystic-stone-tides-highest-point-saved-Aneyoshi-deadly-wave.html#ixzz1mTsGK4DT

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