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A weekend with a 7000 year old tree

The Jomon Sugi, “cedar tree from the Jomon era”, is on Yakushima, a small island in Japan. When it first started to grow, human beings were still in the Stone Age. Pictures of the forests seemed other-worldly to me. So, thanks to gracious, … Continue reading

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Hope in action: The story of the Makenaizou

After the Kobe earthquake in 1995, many people lost their homes and their livelihoods. Thousands would sit in shelters with nothing to do but wait and hope. Relief agencies, in addition to raising funds, also needed to help people get … Continue reading

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