Story of last two Japanese sisters to safe zone after quake comes to light

Sister Emi Maki and Sister Mai Kado of the Japan Sendai Mission were working in the coastal city of Ishinomaki, Japan, when a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami devastated their city on March 11.

They immediately contacted Japan Sendai Mission President Reid Tateoka to report they were safe at a refugee shelter.

They spent the day searching for members in the destruction, then returned in the evening to the evacuation center — a local public school building where evacuees were housed in the gymnasium. The sisters were hungry and had no food.

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