6 Japanese swim to Taiwan to say thanks for US$260.5 million


Six Japanese swimmers are at the moment navigating 150 kilometers to Taiwan to show gratitude for the US$260.5 million aid the country provided following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disasters. Team leader Kazuya Suzuki said prior to the swimmers’ departure that their main fear is “not the current or typhoons, but the fragility of people’s hearts. We will overcome the fragility and swim toward Taiwan with the gratitude of the Japanese people.” Read Focus Taiwan.

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