Woman in Iconic Tsunami Photo Looks to Future

Daily News Article - March 9, 2012


NOTE:  Today's Daily News Article is a human interest story.  Human interest stories differ from the regular news – they are sometimes referred to as “the story behind the story."
The major news articles of the day tell of important happenings.  Human interest stories tell of how those happenings have impacted the people or places around the story.

1.  On what date did Japan's earthquake and subsequent tsunami occur?

2.  How many people were killed in the disaster?

3.  What attempts did Yuko Sugimoto and her husband make to find their 4-year-old son Raito, who had been in school at the time of the earthquake/tsunami?

4.  How long did it take Yuko Sugimoto and her husband to find their son?

5.  How have Mrs. Sugimoto's priorities changed since the disaster?