Justin Bieber meets Japanese tsunami victims

Updated: 2011-05-20 11:12


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Justin Bieber meets Japanese tsunami victims

Justin Bieber has visited children who were victims of the Japanese tsunami and earthquake.

The 17-year-old pop star met a group of youngsters from Otsuchi - which was totally decimated in March by the natural disasters - and assured them things could only get better following the tragedy.

He reportedly told them: "Things can get better and things will get better. There are only good times to come. My prayers go out to all of your families and all of you."

He later took to his twitter page to speak about the meeting, writing: "Just met some incredible kids who have been thru alot because of the devastation here in Japan. blessed to meet them and proud to know them.

"When you meet kids like that with all their strength and courage to move on you realize the important things in life. Support Japan (sic)"

Justin has been in Japan this week for the final leg of his world tour and performed his last concert in Tokyo on Wednesday (18.05.11).

And the `Baby' singer has admitted he is ready for a break now the mammoth run of shows - which started in Hartford, Connecticut, in June 2010 - is over.

He tweeted: "Great way to end the tour . glad we ended it here in JAPAN. thanks to everyone . now time for a break.

"From singing in the streets of Stratford to a WORLD TOUR . sitting here taking it all in. blessed. thank you. NEVER SAY NEVER.

"Thank you JAPAN. deeply honored to be here. kinda crazy that was the last show now we are all flying back together. (sic)"


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