Reflections before moving to Japan

I’m an American moving to Japan and while I’m very excited to go overseas, I’ve still got a lot to process. For the past month, I would tell people that I’m going to Japan, which made the prospect seem very far off. By using the word “going,” I meant, “eventually” — as in,
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Cal men’s golf player Shotaro Ban clinches US Amateur berth

Fresh off a win at last month’s California Amateur Championship, rising senior Shotaro Ban added another accomplishment to the successful summer he’s experienced in individual competition, as he earned a berth Monday to compete in his first U.S. Amateur. The stakes were high but certainly rewarding and worth the struggle.
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Love thy country?

A Whole New World

The problem with aligning myself to any country is that others immediately expect me to be patriotic. I am expected to have expressed devotion and support to any one of “my countries” without question and to obviously carry all my countries’ values with me.
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The Kids in Japan Don’t Fuck Anymore.

I read online that the kids in Japan don’t fuck anymore a sign of the times virtual porn, anime, robots, but skin to skin touch is feared almost as much as intimacy.   Here lies the intricacy that fearing to fuck grew from fearing the touch of your mother’s hand
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