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Local student checks in with parents after surviving earthquake in Japan

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Jimmy Gannon, from south St. Louis County, was studying abroad in Tokyo when the earthquake hit. He checked in with his parents Monday morning. By KMOV Web Producer Jimmy Gannon, from south St. Louis County, was studying abroad in Tokyo when the earthquake hit. He checked in with his parents Monday morning. By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) – A young man from south St. Louis County who was studying abroad in Tokyo when the earthquake hit checked in with his parents Monday morning.

His parents said they had not heard from him since just after the earthquakes.

Jimmy Gannon’s father says his son called Monday morning. He was in the mountains for spring break when the earthquake hit. Now he is trying to make his way back to Tokyo.

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