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Family members thank a Japanese soldier Wednesday after taking a bath set up inside a tent at the town of Yamada, northeastern Japan. Fears of radiation left many stores shelves bare of the staples and families wondering if it was safe for children to bathe.

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Tokyo shoppers clean store shelves of basic goods

Nearly two weeks of rolling blackouts, distribution problems and contamination fears prompted by a leaking, tsunami-damaged nuclear plant have left shelves stripped bare of some basic necessities in stores across Tokyo.

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