Tag Archives: Japan

Give a dog a bad name.

It’s often a problem trying to decide where to meet friends in a busy city. Spend any time in Tokyo, and you will soon notice that people are forever meeting other people, mostly at one of the 640 railway stations … Continue reading

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An Orphan of Manchuria

When the sensei declared the school day over, the children ran out into the hot August afternoon. Nine year old Masao Nakajima did what he always did. He ran across the small town to the edge of the airbase, where … Continue reading

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