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Model Tao Okamoto on Japan Relief

Model Tao Okamoto Image via Ford Models

Japanese Model Tao Okamoto reaches out with an appeal in regard to the recent Catastrophe that is still happening now.
“When the quake happened I was in Tokyo with my family. We are very used to having earthquakes but I never felt I could die from that.
…We turned on the TV and saw [a] much worse, horrible story. We couldn’t believe what was happening not so far from our city. 6900 people died and still missing [are] a million people. And then the nuclear power problem…we are still in fear…I want to tell Japan that a lot of people in the world are encouraging us and helping us. We are not alone. So I’d like to ask [for] your help to express the feeling & [so that] we can do something together…”
Read the rest of the letter at Ford Models Blog here.

Tao Okamoto backstage at NY Fashion Week. Photo By Stevyn Llewellyn