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Japan-A-Mania

On Saturday, I volunteered at Japan-A-Mania, a Japanese cultural festival at Big Brothers Big Sisters NY.  We played games, made onigiri (rice balls), watched a karate demonstration and dressed the participants up in kimono.  Take a look at the pictures here.

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Family Planning

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I couldn't have said it better myself.

Thanks to Luke from The Real Japan and Angelo from Angelo no pais das maravilhas for the forward. 

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“We Will Not Be Silenced” – Amazing, Inspiring Video

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Check out this amazing and inspiring video which advocates non-violent resistance to war and struggle for justice and peace. Click the banner for the link.

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

-Martin Luther King, Jr

 

Thanks to Adam from This Boy Elroy for pointing me to this link. 

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“Get a Mac” Ads in Japanese

すごい格好いい!Check it out:

http://www.apple.com/jp/getamac/ads/

  • はじめまして、パソコンです。
  • はじめまして、マックです。 
  •  ã†ã€œã‚“。あなたもパソコンですよね。
  •  ã§ã‚‚みんなマックって呼ぶんだよね。
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Iraq Campaign – Day 1

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In less than 24 hours, over 16,000 people have already signed the CeasefireCampaign petition urging for a change in direction in Iraq.  Let's keep up the good work and spread the word!