Japan tsunami debris

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In this July 24, 2011 photo, debris lies in heaps after the tsunami swept inland across the contaminated town of Namie, Japan, and covers an area where a residential neighborhood once stood. (AP Photo/AP Photographer David Guttenfelder on assignment for National Geographic Magazine)

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Debris from Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster continues to wash ashore on the west coast of the United States. The strangest item found so far: live fish. The fish, which live off the coast of Japan and Hawaii, apparently made their way across the Pacific in a drifting skiff. Of the five fish that made the journey, one is still alive and is being kept at the Seaside Aquarium in Oregon. (AP)

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