soccer ball lost in tsunami found-NOAA photoA teenager who lost his home in Japan’s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a football that drifted all the way to Alaska.

A man found the ball with the youngster’s name inscribed on it while beachcombing on an Alaskan island, and his wife, who is Japanese, talked with its owner, 16-year-old Misaki Murakami, by phone over the weekend.

They plan to send the ball back to him soon.

(READ the AP article via CBS News)

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