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Los Angeles Vigil to Show Support for Japan Earthquake Victims

Hundreds gathered for a somber vigil in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo district to pay their respects to the victims of last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Thursday night’s event featured city officials and community leaders who swore to stand by Japan — which has longstanding cultural and business ties to Los Angeles.Mayor Antonio Villaragosa told the crowd that Los Angeles is “ready and willing to help Japan emerge from this tragedy.”

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