"Many of my customers are asking me to rebuild the shop because they need somewhere to fix their electronics. I don't have the energy to do that right now," he says. "I'm afraid of setting up shop in the same place. Someday another tsunami will come. I don't want to think about that place."
Mr. Utsumi, the electronics shop owner, says he can't even begin to think about his future in Kesennuma until the government removes the debris in the low-lying half of the city, which also was gutted by fire.