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In this combination photo, a Japanese survivor of the earthquake and tsunami rides his bicycle through the leveled city of Minamisanriku, Japan, on March 15, 2011, top, and a car drives through the same spot on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.(Credit: AP)

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Japan: One year later

One year after an earthquake and tsunami killed nearly 20,000 people in northeastern Japan and set off the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl, the recovery and rebuilding process continues.