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Could Narrows shoe be from Japan tsunami?

 

Greg Knight

California resident Tom Reed was kayaking through Wrangell Narrows last week when he found a shoe and bench washed up on a small beach on Mitkof Island, near Spirit Creek. The kanji, or Japanese lettering, inside the shoe lists a surname of either “Katsugai,” or “Katsuka,” depending on the translation.



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