Two Recent Reflections on the Disaster

Two very thoughful, personal reflections on the disaster and memories of a Tohoku that existed prior to March 11. These are some of the first extended pieces that have appeared in the press.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/15/opinion/15marie.html?src=twrhp
http://www.counterpunch.org/leupp03142011.html