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Hiroshima Peace Marathon  
   

Hiroshima Peace Marathon

Me, Jen, Julie, and Matt. We were the fierce JETs who took on the race. We left our cameras in a locker in the city and the race (to our surprise) was located far away, so we got very few photos (if you know me, you know I was sad to have missed my camera!)
Peace Marathon, Sandankyo Gorge, and Speech Competition

November 13th 2005
It has been a while since I have posted an entry, but that doesn't mean that I haven't been busy doing stuff and seeing things! Right now it is the end of Fall and the leaves in Japan are amazing. In Cali we really don't have an Autumn, so coming to Japan was a special surprise to see all the leaves change into beautiful red, orange, and yellow. I will also add that Japan is getting cold. I ... 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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