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We Love Japan!

Messages of support from students and teachers around the world to the people of Japan.

March 15, 2011

We love Japan

The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on the afternoon of Friday, March 11th also sent a shockwave of grief and horror around the world.

Many have found that they want and need to express their support and solidarity with the people of Japan but aren’t sure how. We’ve set up this page so that people can express their support for those affected by this earthquake and will promote it so that as many Japanese people as possible have a chance to see these messages.

As well as sharing your messages, we encourage you to donate to the Save the Children Japan Fund and other related charities in their efforts to provide relief to the victims of this disaster.

When you comment, please let us know where you are from.


3月11日午後に日本を襲った地震と津波は、世界中に恐れと悲しみの波をもたらしました。多くの人々が、日本に住む人々に対する思いやりとサポートを表現したいと願いながら、どのようにすべきかわからずにいます。私共はこのページを、海外に住む先生方や生徒さんが、地震の被害に遭われた方々に対するサポート・メッセージを投稿いただけるよう、提供したいと思います。

また、こういったメッセージを投稿くださる方々が、被害に遭われた方々の救済に奔走する赤十字をはじめとする慈善団体への寄付を行ってくださるよう、お願いしたいと思います。

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Jear Japan I feel so sorry for you and I hope are rescue teams are able to help. I will try to donate so you can rebuild your country.

From Penatanguishene

Dear Japan, I fell so sorry for you.The red cross is trying to help. Canada wants to help you too!

From penatanguishene

Dear Japan I fell so bad for you when I watched a video of things you were going through I almost cried. Me and my friend were discussing what we would do and how we would handle it and just talking about it made me almost cry. we are trying to help I hope every thing works out for you and keep strong.

From penetanguishene

hI kid,s and teen ever bodie Im so sorry for wut haptd If I was In japanese I wodle donations. bye bye bye.

From penatanguishene ontario

Dear japan friends I feel very that you guys and girls got hit by a earthquake,tsunami and nuclear radiation.Hopfuly your friends and family are not to injuried.One last thing if your friends got injured hopfuly the get better

From penetanguishene

Dear Japan we fell really sorry for you guys about the earthquake.

From Canada

Dear Japan

I heard you had an erthkuake and sanomy so I wanted to say I was very sory for you and hope it dosent hapen again.

From penatanguishene ontario

Dear Japan
I am very sorry for everything that has happend.I hope you know that every country is trying to help.People are donating money to help.The red cross is doing a lot to help too.
I seen the video on tv and it was very sad if I could come to japan and help I would I feel very sorry for Japan.

From penetanguishene

I feel so bad if I could go help I would.In canada we have a website called club penguin and every body on it is say help Japan.Some people around where I live have been sending money to the Red Cross foundation to help.I hope every one is ok.

From Penatangguishene

Dear japan,
I`m so sorry that the tsunami and earthquake happed to you I hope I can help. We want to help you rebulid your city but it is going to be hard. Canada has sent the Red Cross and the Air Force to help. I hope that you can go home safely soon. I fell really bad I will try to do my best to help hopely that will be enough to help you

from Kirstin

From penetanguishene

Dear Japan

I hope you will be alright I will try to do what ever I can to help. I love you Japan.

From penetanguishene ontario

Hi JAPAN we feel terrible and sorry about the tsunami and earthquake.We hope you get your country fixed up.We hope you get some money for your country.Were sorry for the people that died, got ingured, and went missing.

From Isabelle and Savannah

From Penetanguishene

Dear JAPAN, i feel so sorry for you.We are going to send you Red Cross. I wish that i can come and help you but i have to stay in school. we will send you food to you. STAY in the mountins in case you get a big after shock. Hope you get better and you guy's get a good life. Remember think POSITIVE!!!!!!!!!!!

From penetanguishene

dear japan,
I feel so sorry for you guys it is so sad to see japan like that. Me and my grde 4 class watched a video from CNN. I really feel so sorry for the man at sea and if its any of your dads i really feel bad for you and your family. Me and canada are trying to help and doations. Hey did you know that something in the ocean called plates were boncing up and down and thats what caused the tsunami. I hope we can help the red cross foundations.The nuclear radieation has bad and I can't belive it blew up. I hope you get my mesage and you know canada will help as much as we can. bye!

From penetangguishene

Hi kid,s i am sorry that this happened to you i hap we can help.

From penetanguishene

hi japan it is alrite you are going to be ok even on are kids website club penguin they are saying dance to help japan i would stay up all night dancing but i have to go to bed. just stay com there is many donations and people thinking about you japan. we are doing what we can we are raising money for you guys when i watched the news i was almost in tears. wich proves we are all thinking about you. i would be over there helping you guys but i am only 9 years old if i was old enough i would be over there. for my japan we want you to recover from your earthquake and the tsunami and nuclear radiation i dont know what it is like to live there right now but i will do what i can to help you japan i feel very bad for you japan. i have to go now so goodbye

From penetanguishene

Hi JAPAN
I hope your okay I also hope that you eat good
food and that your okay the red cross is coming to help.and other people I realy hope your okay.
from gameragdoll 123

From penetanguishene

DEAR JAPAN
I'm very sorry for every thing that happend in Japan.I hope we can help you sirvive from the earth quake and the tsunami.Ower forces are triying ower best.

From penatang

hello there, I am emily I know how you guys are haveing a really bad time with the tsunami and earthquacke and I am sponcering to this fondation. It is called the redcross fondation.I am really sorry for what happent there but at lest it mit get bedder.I don't fell good eather.I hope your all rite. One of my cousins lives there so I am checking on you. I am trying hard to sponcer every siggle day for you people in japan.

From penetanguishene

I send love, care, sympathy, encouragement and my deep admiration. This is a frightening time, and it is probably not going to be an easy recovery. But you can do it. I hope the rest of the world can help, in any supportive way possible.

From Toronto, Canada

people of Japan, you are in my thoughts.

From Virginia

I just wanted the japanese people to know that people everywhere, including Mexico and the US are praying for you.

From US

It's hard to know what to say in a situation like this but perhaps it's important for you to know that my thoughts and support are with you at this time.

From Verona, Italy

Praying for Japan and am going to stay in this beautiful country. Let's rebuild Japan together.

My haiku:

After March 11th

Shaken, battered, bruised,
The old sakura trees beam,
resilient smiles.

Ganbarrimasu!

From Tokyo

Difficult to put into words what I feel, but I do hope my prayers reach you, people of Japan.

Erika

From Hungary

You are in our thoughts every day. Our school donated Japan via the Red Cross. Take care!

From Ylivieska, Finland

From Finland

My thoughts and prayers goes out to Japan

From California

Ever since I first read the news about the disaster, I have felt nothing but the deepest grief for those affected, but, at the same time, admiration for the way the Japanese have calmly accepted their fate and, no doubt, will rebuild their nation to be even stronger.
Ever since that fateful day, I've kept myself abreast of the situation, posted a list of donation websites in my blog, and have constantly tweeted to remind the world that it isn't over yet.
My heart and soul go with the people of Japan, especially those in the North East.

From The Canary Islands

We are all thinking of you at this time. Find friends to support each other and if we can do anything for you from here, let us know.

From greece

Natural disasters happen around the world and like now in Japan, many people have to suffer, unfortunately. Therefore, we have to stand up and together to overcome all the after effects.
Please don't give up! "Gambate!"

All my friends from England,Romania, U.S.A.,Canada,Germany and family members are praying for the Japanese people and Japan.

We all can do it!, together.
Today it's another sunny day....Let's move on!
Your friend,Victoria Rusanescu

From Toda city, Saitama prefecture

With all the buzz of twitter, I don't know that I've ever been closer to a tragedy like this. And yet, I know it's but a tiny tiny percentage of what the people living it must feel. I send you my deep felt wishes of peace and quick recovery.

From Paris, France

All those who have lost loved ones, homes or livelihood are in our thoughts.

We have great admiration for the workers who are risking their health to make the Fukushima power station safe .

From UK

Message to Tsunami-Affected Friends:

Don't Worry!

You are not Alone.........
......God is with You............
You are not Alone.........
We are with You...........
You are not Alone.........
I am with You...............
You are not Alone.........
Everyone is with You.....
You are not Alone........
Whole world is with you.........

From Karachi Pakistan

My heart goes out to those who have lost homes and businesses or worse still, loved ones, in these disasters.
I am touched by the courage of the survivors and the brave workers trying to save the situation at the nuclear power station. I feel particularly for the children, the more so because my nephew and his Japanese wife and two little daughters live not so very far away in Mito.

I used to live near Kew Gardens. There were always Japanese visitors there, enjoying the beauty, as I did.
I have visited Japan once and seen its lovely temples and gardens. God bless Japan, and help her in her recovery.

I am not a teacher or a student, but I want the people of Japan to know that what I have to give is my heart and prayers. I do wish I could give more, but it is all I have to give! I hope you will accept this gift.

Bless you all.

Especially, to Chuck Sandy for the page suggestion.

From America

We are continuing to pray for the health and well being of the people of Japan. We pray that relief comes to those in need as quickly as possible, and that the people of this world rally around the citizens of Japan in this time of need.

God Bless,

Judy

From South Carolina, USA

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan as they struggle to rebuild their lives and mourn their loved ones.

From Devon UK

I am so sorry that the earthquake and tsunmi came through. We had a tornato up here once in midland. I know what it feels like. if any of your houses are broke or any people died I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sorry. from cole steven dundas . sssooo sorry so sorry

From penatang

In the wake of the devastating series of events in Japan, TESOL France would like to express its solidarity with its colleagues in the region. Many of us have either worked in Japan at some point in our careers or know someone who has. We are deeply saddened by the effects of the recent natural disasters and subsequent events. Our thoughts are with the families, colleagues, students and friends of the Japanese ELT community affected by this horrific catastrophe.

From Paris, France

I hope the homes and infrastructure of all those affected can be rebuilt as quickly as possible. The calm attitude of acceptance towards such an enormous natural disaster is truely inspiring and humbling.
Sending you love at this difficult time.

From Dorset

What I feel I can do in the face of such a catastrophe is to sensitize my students to human suffering and help them express their support to Japanese people by writing on the student page of the school about the event: http://markaki-students.blogspot.com/2011/03/articles-about-earthquake-in-japan.html Their opinions will be voiced through further comments on this page, as well. A big thank you to Barbara Hoskins- Sakamoto for urging us to send these messages of support.

From Heraklion, Greece

I feel really sad about the disaster in Japan, but I am confident that Japanese people, who are so willing to overcome the difficulties, will manage to take control of the situation as soon as possible

From Greece

You are in my thoughts and prayers every day. I cannot begin to imagine what your country is going through.

From UK

Dear Children in Japan,allow us,Slovak Children,to send You our modest contribution sung in your language.Thinking of You with Love!

http://www.youtube.com/user/luciki1#p/u/0/ZLLN4DhXRZ0

From Slovakia

The people of Japan have handled this tragic situation with dignity and unity. An inspiration to the rest of the world.

From Bristol

The Immaculata Instituut of Belgium supports the Japanese people and schools in these difficult times.

http://embeddedin.eu/?p=948

From Belgium

I feel really sorry about this tragedy.
Students from Croatia are with you in this bad moment.Sent with so much love from Croatia.
Ivan

From Zagreb

Dear Japanese, the whole of Croatia is with you, you are in our prayers and thoughts every day!

Sebastian, Croatia

From Zagreb

Dear Japan, I'm sorry for your loss and I hope that things will get better as soon as possible. The whole world is with you. We're thinking about you all the time and you can count on us.
We all pray for you !



Lea from Zagreb, IX.gimnazija

From Zagreb, Croatia

I feel really sorry about the disaster but I know that you'll overcome it as soon as possible.
Our prayers go to you.

Petra from IX. gimnatija, Zagreb

From Zagreb, Croatia

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