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Hello Friends, this is Dr.Adventure! Sit back and I’ll tell you the tale of my journey to the land of The Rising Sun. I began at the airport loaded with tools and superhero armor and not too much besides. The … Continue reading
I’ve been finding it hard to make my first post. At first I thought it was just cold feet, but as I kept trying to revise my words from the previous day, I realized that I was a different person … Continue reading
As Paul and I prepared to leave we had many of our closest friends that we made at the volunteer center write on our van. It was great to have been able to meet all of the great people working … Continue reading
If you’re in Tokyo today, Show Your Colors for Japan: A Fundraiser for Tohoku sounds like a good place to be! Club M with DJ Attikus spinning ..
Corey and I arrived in Tokyo yesterday. We were allowed to use the Shinto percussion instruments on the ceremonial platform at Joenji temple, and then met with fellow volunteer Yu Tazawa, who is putting us up at his apartment before … Continue reading
Today I taught a class at a rec center in Kessenuma. The children and I made animals out of kami nendo. Afterwards they showed me lots of origami and then we hopped around like kangaroos. It was a really great … Continue reading
Today was actually a bit fun. The owner of a three story building joined us in clearing out the top floor apartments, which had only been subjected to a foot of water. We removed all of the sliding windows, and … Continue reading
Today we worked with a new American friend clearing out the third floor of a house right next to the water in Kessenuma. Ryan is a really cool guy that used to live in Kessenuma about 7 years ago. It … Continue reading
These are photos from yesterday’s job. Please note that these were taken during the lunch break – AFTER several hours of cleaning.
Today our team travelled to a house in Kessenuma that has not had any aid since the tsunami. Ogi-san, the owner of the house, is living on the second floor as his house rots out from beneath him. We have … Continue reading