Faces of the Tsunami Gallery

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A child reacts to an aftershock as his family takes refuge in a temporary relief shelter (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Commuters take to elevated railways on foot while service is suspended. (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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AP Reporters huddle under their desks for protection (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Employees of an undisclosed Tokyo Hotel gather in the lobby moments after the quake (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Cat-napping while waiting for flights to resume at Hanaeda Airport. (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Travelers at Hanaeda airport camp out anywhere they can find space. (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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The Main terminal, Hanaeda Airport. (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Stranded commuters await a service update at Shinegawa Station (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Travelers huddle around in-station TVs waiting for news of the quake (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Waiting for busses outside Shinegawa Station (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Passengers line up in a Tokyo railway station, trying to find transportation (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Stranded Passengers warm up in blankets ahead of a chilly evening (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Stranded shoppers wait in a department store lobby for transportation (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Station Staff direct passengers at Shinegawa Station (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Patients and nurses evacuate a hospital in Sendai City (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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A woman and child share an emergency blanket at a temporary relief shelter (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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A group of women wrapped in emergency blankets (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Emergency Crews prepare to assist quake victims (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Commuters make their way after train service is suspended (courtesy of the Associated Press)

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An elderly man is carried by a member of the Self-Defense Force, Natori city. (courtesy Associated Press)

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Residents shelter in a community center evacuating from areas near the Fukushima nuclear facilities.(courtesy Associated Press)

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A firefighter dashes through the aftermath of the tsunami, Sendai.(courtesy Associated Press)

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People hurry to purchase batteries at an appliance store in Sendai.(courtesy Associated Press)

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Police officers wearing gas masks patrol near the damaged Fukushima power plant. (courtesy Associated Press)

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U.S. Ambassador John Roos at a press conference at the American Embassy in Tokyo. (courtesy Associated Press)

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Three women walk together after visiting the sites of their former homes. (courtesy Associated Press)

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A quake survivor breaks doewn while on the phone in an emergency shelter. (courtesy Associated Press)

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An infant is fed at a courtesy shelter in near Fukushima. Elevated radiation levels have be detected in the region. (courtesy Associated Press)

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An elderly man is scanned for radiation exposure. (courtesy Associated Press)

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An elderly woman surveys the site where her house once stood. (courtesy Associated Press)

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A family parts from father in Koriyama. Bus service for the area has resumed, allowing people to evacuate. (courtesy Associated Press)

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A small girl warms herself at a relief shelter, inclement weather is forecast for the upcoming week. (courtesy Associated Press)

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