By JAY ALABASTER, Associated Press
Monday, May 9, 2011
(05-09) 02:23 PDT ISHINOMAKI, Japan (AP) —
When water begins to trickle down the streets of her coastal neighborhood, Yoshiko Takahashi knows it is time to hurry home.
Twice a day, the flow steadily increases until it is knee-deep, carrying fish and debris by her front door and trapping people in their homes. Those still on the streets slosh through the sea water in rubber boots or on bicycle.
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