Well it's not really news about collective group of people, though it'd be nice to have like captain usopp said. It's just my grandma. I've pretty much come to terms that there's zero chance she's still alive. Over the loud noise of our stupid printer, I heard my parents talking. It would seem that the shelter where my grandma was probably at was completely destroyed, like there's not even foundations left and hardly any survivors from the sounds of it. My aunt found this out. The reason why she survived is cuz she happened to be fortunate enough to own a car. And well, just cuz there's no body of proof (thus far she's not counted as one of the dead at the morgue), if you die and get swept out to sea, there's hardly much chance of you being found, now is there?
I don't know if this means my mom is going to cancel her plans to go to Japan this summer though. Cuz she said she wanted answers. For me personally, deep down I think I stopped hoping some time ago. For awhile I just kept thinking "maybe we'll get a letter saying everything is magically okay now" but that just won't be. What's most painful is seeing my mom suffer and that makes me sad too, even though I did a fairly good job of pushing it to the back of my mind and trying my best to have fun and be cheerful. hell, even worrying about such things like getting caught up on homework or going to college would be better than thinking about what you can't change.