On Religion, The Media and Life as a 20-something in Chicago

ELGIN — When Ryoko Manabe saw the news Friday morning about the 8.9-magnitude earthquake that struck off the eastern coast of Japan, it was 11:30 p.m. in Japan, she said. It was too late at night to contact her family, who all live in the country, she said. And she had to get to work at the U46 World Languages and International Studies Academy at Streamwood High School, where she is a Japanese language instructor. “That’s the toughest part — because of the time difference, you can’t really call,” Manabe said. For the rest of the story, visit The Courier-News.

In Uncategorized on March 14, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Area reacts to Japan quake (Sun-Times Media)

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