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Patience running out among Japan's disaster refugees

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The Takeyamas have tried to move on and forget the enormous waves that swept away relatives, their home and the lives they once had. 

Japan's quake-tsunami survivors make sandals from used T-shirts in a temporary housing complex in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture on March 3, 2014

But the couple, both in their seventies, still spend countless nights staring at the ceiling of their tiny makeshift house, built after Japan's quake-tsunami disaster three years ago, thinking about better times.

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