Tohoku-Oki Death Toll May Reach 100,000

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According to today's Time Magazine News Feed, large gaps exist between official death tolls in last friday's earthquake, and unofficial estimates.  Large sections of entire towns are missing.  Japanese procedures are that persons have to be reported missing by someone in order to be counted as missing. However, in many cases, there is no one to report the missing, since they, too have been swept away.  The article quotes Chiba University professor Ken Joseph as saying that he thinks the death toll will be closer to 100,000 than 10,000.

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