Nightly News   |  March 11, 2013

Japan marks second tsunami anniversary

The earthquake and tsunami that left almost 19,000 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands more was remembered with moments of silence and prayer. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a solemn day in japan marking the two-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami. some 300,000 people are still displaced from the disaster which, of course, also destroyed the fukushima nuclear power plant . two years later as well, debris continues to arrive on our western shores.