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Japanese aid worker injured in Turkey quake dies

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Rest in peace, Mr Miyazaki. You were a fine ambassador for your country.

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Well said brainiac. RIP.

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Very sad to hear this type of news. Very true Brainiac, a fine ambassador this country. We need more people like him, the world will be a better place. RIP Miyazaki San

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Rest in peace Miyazaki. Kurdish people will always remember you with respect... And I extend my condolences to his family and friends...

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Its like Japanese cant escape earthquakes somehow. First New Zealand, then Japan and now Turkey. Feel really sorry for the family and relatives. rip

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Brave and Kind man giving his life in the service of others. RIP

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I got sad, my heart burned. ashamed of myself. I will always be the people of Japan

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He looked in bad shape on the news last night. Came across as a special interruption. The medics were doing as best as they could, but it was futile.

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RIP Miyazaki san. Indeed, you were a fine ambassador for Japan.

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RIP, Mr. Miyazaki. You died helping others, which deserves the utmost respect. If there is ANY good to come of this it is that the anger will not just come from local protestors but hopefully from the Japanese and other governments, and the Turkish authorities will be forced to act on what they should have previously -- namely making damaged buildlings and areas off limits.

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RIP Miyazaki-San. There is no more heroic way to go out than dying just trying to help others. As Smith says, lets hope the Turkish govt. tries to bring their nation up to first world safety standards - would not hold my breath though.

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May God rest his soul.

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Turkey, like Japan has had big quakes for thousands of years but unlike Japan, they use way too much concrete in making homes, hotels etc..hence in Turkey even quakes that are not that big kill too many people, here in Japan, a house etc..is mostly wood, not too heavy, but look at those buildings over there in Turkey and it is no wonder so many died and will die, Japan needs to help them learn to construct safer homes, buildings etc in Turkey, but that said, Miyazaki san, you have died a national HERO!! Banzai!!

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And the other people that died?

RIP Mr Miyazaki but a pox on the insularity of the news reporting......!

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This is really sad. RIP Miyazaki san.

It is true that Turkey has many earthquakes but they also have great technologies nowadays which haven't reached the far East of the country yet.

Many countries have yet to imitate what was done by Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport to make the biggest earthquake proof building design in the world by ARUP. The whole building can actually swing 2 meters. Also, traditional Turkish houses were constructed in a very similar manner than the Japanese houses. Many of them unfortunately disappeared with the concrete boom 50 years ago. They are however seeing a come back nowadays.

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Very sad! RIP

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Very kind words from everyone here and I ditto everyone of those. Brainiac is spot on especially. RIP!

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RIP Miyazaki san and big thanks again to all those Turkish people: the owner, the chefs, and other volunteers of a Turkish restaurant "Resat" in Ikebukuro for offering hot meals for 1000 + evacuees in Ishinomaki, Miyagi right after 3.11 earthquake/tsunami.

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Miyazaki, you are really brave man! I am Turkish, l want to say that every Turkish people appreciate your effort for our people, we don't forget your help, you live in our heart from now on...

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we will remember you with respect M.r Miyazaki thanks for your humanity and helpfully . the turks will always be grateful to you and japan people rest in peace

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Miyazaki san you are HERO.I am from Azerbaijan and i am also turk.We Turkish people are grateful to you and Japan for help and kind heart. I love Japan and believe that we have to learn a lot from you. And I really angry to turkish government workers to let the injured buildings to accept guests.I hope one day Turkey will learn to work and fulfill their responsibilities as required. RIP MIYAZAKI SAN.

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Miyazaki-sama, you gave the ultimate sacrifice in the service of humanity. The world is a little greyer now with your untimely death.

みやざきさまはよかったです。

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TURKISH PEOPLE TRIBUTE FOR MIYAZAKI SAN ,SHE WAS AN ANGEL..SHE WILL LIVE IN TURKISH PEOPLES HEART FOREVER!!!!

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Mr Miyazaki,Rest in peace .came here to save a life but we can't save your life.... Thank you for the thousands of earthquake aid .Grateful to the Turkish people, and very sorry for you......

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Name: Miyazaki Surname: humanity I got sad, my heart burned. Turkish people will remember you with respect M.r Miyazaki thank you so much for your humanity and helpfully . Every Turkish people appreciate your effort for our people, You wıll lıve ın Turkısh peoples heart FOREVER……… Dr. Aydın from Ankara

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you will always be remembered as a hero Miyazaki-san. Tons of thanks from the deep of our hearts to Japan and to the Japanese people. R.I.P. ありがとうございました.トルコから.

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Atsushi Miyazaki we will always remember you, rest in peace, you came from other side of the world to help people of turkey. People of turkey will not for get your heroic effort; from now on you are living in our hearts. On your jorney to heaven I salute you with respect. ARRIGATTO..

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