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Residents take shelter on a higher ground in fear of another tsunami in Higashi Matsushima, Miyagi, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Tide of 1,000 bodies overwhelms quake-hit Japan

A tide of bodies washed up along Japan’s coastline, crematoriums were overwhelmed and rescue workers ran out of body bags as the nation faced the grim reality of its mounting humanitarian, economic and nuclear crisis Monday after a calamitous tsunami.

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