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Del Norte students explore Tsunami stricken city

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JAPAN- The Del Norte High School students visiting Japan reunited on Wednesday with the boat they worked so hard to restore.
 
The students are in Rikuzentkata, an area devastated by the 2011 Japanese Tsunami. Donning their ‘Del Norte High School’ sweatshirts, the students spent the day interacting with Takata High School students. 
 
According to a local Japanese paper, the boat is now housed at a museum in Rikuzentkata. Far away from where it first washed ashore in Crescent City.