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Japan's emperor speaks to the people


TOKYO (WKOW) -- Japan's emperor is speaking out about the tragedy in his nation. Emperor Akihito is urging the nation not to give up. He offered his condolences for the victims of Friday's massive earthquake and following tsunami.

The Emperor is calling for an all-out rescue effort. He's encouraging the people of Japan, and asking for their cooperation. Nevertheless, officials estimate more than 10,000 people have died.

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