Prince William visits tsunami-affected zone in Japan

March 1, 2015 10:23 AM

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Prince William on Sunday made a pilgrimage to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors before the fourth anniversary of the disaster.

Winding up his first trip to the country, the second in line to the British throne visited the north-eastern city of Ishinomaki, one of the areas hardest hit by the gigantic waves that killed about 19,000 people.

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