recorder311 Stories 003
I was at a meeting in Shimane Prefecture when I learned about the earthquake. This paralyzed the transportation network, so all I could do was observe the situation of my hometown on a TV screen from a faraway place. This experience convinced me that flexible and wide-ranging response is necessary in the long-term for disabled people in times of disaster like this.
003: Seiichi Ito ("Very Special Music Festival SENDAI" Vice-chairperson)
Whereabouts at the moment of the quake: Shimane
*Very Special Music Festival: This street music festival originated in Sendai, and aspires to be inclusive and "barrier-free."
stories recorded so that the experiences of 3/11 and the day itself will never be forgotten.