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It's week 3 already?! (+post-quake)

An super overdue post! Sorry about that guys. It's been a busy three weeks since I arrived with all the language studying, settling in, meetings, and events happening. Anyway, let's get to it.

Here's a quick update on what's happened after right my previous post:

Electricity came back at around 8:30 pm the following day (thank God!)Supermarkets & convenience stores were constantly cleared out of their fresh goods (eggs, rice, noodles, milk, meat, fish). Most shops had remained closed in case of strong aftershocksJapanese classes were post-phoned until the following weekMost other areas in Hokkaido, especially those closer to the epicenter still did not have electricity, water, gas, or all three.Damages in the city (Sapporo) - roads ruined, some trees uprooted, parts of buildings fell off

Well, it's been a couple of weeks and I can say that life is now back to normal. 今生活がだんだん普通に戻りました。Roads have been fixed, shelves have been restocked with fresh food, and shops a…

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