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As Tokyo 2020 draws closer, the people of Japan are starting to prepare for the Olympic and Paralympic games. Excitement is growing as events are happening in different cities all across Japan, and everything seems to be becoming more real. The whole community is getting involved with the build up to the games, with the Japanese athletes visiting schools, universities and being a part of all the events. Just recently, the Tokyo 2020 Yoi Don!
Japan has been perceived as a very private country for a very long time and now Japan is aiming to change that. With their dedication into altering their perceptions and strengthen their society, Japan will definitely take benefits from the many advantages that come with hosting the 2020 Olympics. With the worldwide athletic competition that represents the unity, pride and peace bringing of communities, Japan has the opportunity to invite and speak to the world
On March 11th, 2011, Japan bore witness to a terrible earthquake on the Northeast of the country, registering a magnitude of 9 on the Richter scale. This earthquake was so powerful, it could be felt over 7,000 miles away. This also caused a viscous tsunami bearing 30-foot waves which caused severe damage to several nuclear reactors within the vicinity. The tsunami claimed almost 20,000 deaths caused by both the initial earthquake and tsunami and also by