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How to say ‘thank you’ in Japanese

The tsunami and earthquake displaced thousands of people from northeastern Japan. But the world stepped up to help. Through Yahoo!, $7.3 million in donations poured in. And now Japan has a message: Arigato. Merci. Thank you.

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In the video, 500 children from the tsunami-ravaged area sing songs and hold up message boards with the words "thank you" in multiple languages.

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