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March 7 - I hosted a graduation reception on Feb. 10 for six brave Japanese students who participated in the first round of a new Embassy program called the "Embassy Academy." [More]
Feb. 28 - In December I joined a panel discussion celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Study in Yokohama. This school is one of the key institutions helping making U.S.-Japan relations ever stronger. [More]
Feb. 21 - One of the nicest ways to raise money for good causes is to get everyone to exercise, and collect donations in the process. Last November, for example, I joined the 3rd annual International Friendly Run along the Odaiba beach in Tokyo, which raises money for Tohoku relief. [More]
Feb. 14 - Everyone must grow up someday, and this year for Adult's Day, following in the footsteps of so many others in Japan, we celebrated by having my 20-year-old second daughter, Reia, put on a traditional kimono and get the full beauty treatment, including an elaborate hair arrangement. [More]