22 March 2011

American victim of Japan Quake-Tsunami disaster is JET Programme EFL teacher

The JET Programme places thousands of teachers all over Japan, so it no surprise that some were in the earthquake- and tsunami-affected areas.    


brief excerpt:
Missing Virginia teacher's body located in Japan

By ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia couple is mourning the death of their daughter after learning that her body was found in disaster-ravaged Japan, where she had been teaching English.Taylor Anderson, 24, could be the first known American victim in the Japan disaster as authorities continue the daunting task of finding and identifying almost 13,000 people believed to be missing.


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