13 Mar '11, 6am

Stunned Japanese grapple with the reality of disaster. #Singapore #Japan #prayforjapan

SENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - A wrecked airplane lies nose-deep in splintered wood from homes in the port city of Sendai. About an hour's drive away, workers in white masks and protective clothing scan thousands of people for radiation. Two days after a ferocious earthquake and tsunami submerged Japan's northeast coast, killing hundreds and forcing tens of thousands from their homes, Japan is struggling to comprehend the scale of one of its worst disasters. "Is it a dream? I just feel like I am in a movie or something," said Ichiro Sakamoto, 50, in Hitachi, a city in Ibaraki Prefecture . "Whenever I am alone I have to pinch my cheek to check whether it's a dream or not." In Sendai, a port city of one million people, survivors and rescue workers picked through piles of rubbish mixed with wood, and other debris from buildings and homes, searching for belongings and removing bodi...

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