Unceremonious burials in quake-hit towns deepen tragedy


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To sad for words. RIP

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unceremnous means that there was no ceremony. Even though they didnt get the "full" ceremony, there was a b

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bhuddist monk there saying prayers.

Yes of course the cremation itself is very important part of the process, and they will have to take care of this as soon as possible.

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My deepest sympathies to all the families and friends.As shocking as the events on TV we all saw unfold,it is the intimate stories of personal and family loss,that bring the reality of it home to all of us.

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"they would cremate the bodies within two years"...this may be seen as negative, but I doubt they can keep this promise

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I was thinking the same thing. Expect outcries (justified) from citizens in a couple years when this promise goes unfulfilled.

so incredibly sad

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This is absolutely the saddest story yet relating to the aftermath of the the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. How can these victims, both the dead and the living, ever "rest in peace"? How can there ever be blessed "closure"?

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Knowing the media here, microphones and cameras would be shoved in the faces of mourners and they would be asked "How do you feel RIGHT NOW??". I really really hope no jackass news cameramen were here to record this sad event.

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