It IS magic by anyone else's standards. Go tell it on the mountain, the Japanese garnered an enormous respect from the world for their resolve and coordinated efforts to rebuild and recover. We are proud for you; you showed what is truly possible, and thanks for sharing.
The 2011 Tohoku earthquake was tragedy that I carry around forever. But I found this article and want you to introduce it. Nothing magic happened. I don't mean to boast, but I am proud of the power of Japanese.