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Photographs of residents who took part in what’s known as the “3.11 Portrait Project” are displayed on an iPad at the Midorigaoka temporary shelter in Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan. The 3.11 Portrait Project was conceived by photographer Nobuyuki Kobayashi who, with the help of hair and makeup artists and other volunteers, takes portraits of earthquake survivors in Tohoku, many of whom lost all of their family pictures in the March 11, 2011 tsunami disaster.

Credit: Yuriko Nakao / Reuters

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