Teen taped tsunami, then saved stranger

At this point it seems superfluous to state that mobile phones and cameras have changed the way that humans live, but this amazing video from the tsunami in Japan shows the incredible power of technology. Steve Nagato says that videos are important not just because they record disasters, but because they make them real: I had never seen a tsunami before, and I can only imagine how seeing houses washing away and people clamoring up hills away from the water influenced aid mobilization. Videos can help make disasters “shared worldwide experiences” that change the course of disaster relief in unprecedented ways. One person can make a difference: the person who shot this video did in more ways than one. Watch this clip to find out more!

Teen taped tsunami, then saved stranger.


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