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Infiltrating the Japanese Community

June 15th 2009
After 10 months of being kept at arm’s length by the Japanese community, I was finally able to infiltrate an important aspect of their society, and it could not have been a more enjoyable experience. On a Thursday night, I happened to bump into my Japanese friend, Chiemi, and her mom at the mall. Chiemi recently returned to Japan after spending a few years in Europe studying fine art and Engli ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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