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Following the earthquake, tsunami aftermath in Sendai, Japan

Then came the water — massive waves that swept some 6 miles (10 kilometers) inland.

via detnews.com

Early on a Sunday morning here in mid-Michigan, it's hard to grasp the scope of a natural disaster like the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

For a look, read the above story from Jay Alabaster of Associated Press. It shows life after all this in Sendai, a city of one million.

Check the above quote from the story about how far inland the waves came in.

This reminds me of everything experienced in Haiti with their earthquake a little more than a year ago.