Women’s soccer team embodies Japan’s post-disaster resilience

12:52 Sep 25 2012 Japan

Like flags in a soccer stadium, the banners are everywhere across Japan’s tsunami disaster zone.They often bear a single Japanese word — “ganbare,” which Japanese have been murmuring like a mantra ever since the March 11 disasters. Interpreters and bilingual Japanese say that “ganbare” is one of the hardest words to translate: “Persevere,” “fight on” and “hang in there” don’t quite capture its deep significance.
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