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Yasuhiro Kitagawa, was a newspaper writer from Japan.
The 39-year-old was a student at the King's Education language school in the CTV building, which collapsed in the earthquake.
Yasuhiro arrived in New Zealand the day before the earthquake and was due to return home in March 2011, after spending time in Christchurch learning English.