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03/12/2011 10:17 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chicagoans Worry About Loved Ones In Japan

Renko Yamamoto boarded an airplane in Tokyo Friday bound for O'Hare Airport and her first meeting with her 7-month-old granddaughter Nanako Yamamoto.

Just hours into the flight, an in-flight message interrupted the movie the 70-year-old Yamamoto was watching: There had been an earthquake in Japan -- a big one. Immediately, passengers started talking with one another about just how bad it might be.

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