Two weeks after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook Japan to its core, Japanese citizens are still struggling to recover.

Despite the challenges that lie ahead, people are trying to rebuild and resume their lives.

Look at these photos to see life in Japan in the midst of destruction.

Click here to learn more about the disaster.

(Photos: 1 Kyodo via AP Images; 2 Yomiuri Shimbun, Takuya Yoshino / AP Images; 3 Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP / Getty Images; 4 Jiji Press / AFP / Getty Images; 5 Jo Yong-Hak / Reuters; 6 Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters; 7 Sankei via Getty Images)

Source: Scholastic News Online