It has been 11 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck.


A man who lost his second daughter at Okawa Elementary School in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, where 84 children and faculty members were killed in the tsunami, gave a storyteller activity to a high school student from Osaka.

The storyteller activity was carried out by Toshiro Sato, a former junior high school teacher who lost his second daughter Mizuho, ​​who was a sixth grader at the time at Okawa Elementary School.



On the 7th, 70 high school students from Osaka visited the school building, which is the remains of the earthquake disaster, and after praying to the children with flowers, they heard Mr. Sato's story.



Mr. Sato first introduced that the elementary school before the earthquake was a fun learning experience, and then explained that the tsunami rushed to the ceiling on the second floor of the school building and that mud still remains.



Then, moving to the back mountain of the school, Mr. Sato said, "Children's lives could be saved by climbing this mountain. In the event of a disaster, proper judgment and actions are important, and preparations and training for that must be taken seriously. "Don't do that," he called on the students.



The girl student who heard the story said, "I thought there was something unimaginable in this place. There was a big earthquake in Osaka four years ago, so people in the area for future disasters. I want to be able to think and act for myself while cooperating with. "



Mr. Sato said, "I want you to think about the disaster as your own thing, imagining your life and the important people around you, not just listening to the story of disaster prevention."

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