Tragedy and the power of video images
(CNN) -- Twenty-foot walls of water. Ships, cars and houses swept away in a raging, debris-strewn mass. One man rescued from atop the roof of his home after three days spent miles out into the ocean.
These haunting and desperate images of the tragedy in Japan churn in my mind and, I'm quite sure, the minds of millions of others throughout the world. Six months from now, I'll be sitting next to a stranger on an airplane half a world away, and we'll strike up a conversation. When I mention my work with an international humanitarian organization...
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