Survivors take lead as volunteers in Japan's disaster zone


* Victims of tsunami, quake lead the rebuilding drive * Outside help controlled to avoid chaos * Volunteer spirit reminiscent of 1995 Kobe disaster By Chisa Fujioka HIGASHIMATSUSHIMA, Japan, March 28 (Reuters) - Two weeks after a tsunami submerged his home in northeast Japan, Naoki Ishimori is busy not only restoring his own life but helping others do the same. Often led by survivors, volunteer groups are sprouting in the area to clear wreckage, salvage supplies and lift battered ...

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