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174. Yoshino

Motohei’s son, Yoshino, inherited all of his dad’s cheekiness. During the Matsudai festival, we sat together and shared food, drink and smiling flirtation. At the prize booth, he claimed a fuchsia monkey for which I pecked him on the cheek.


Oh my god. Someone in the world can spell fuchsia! Do you have any idea how unusual that is? —Indigo Bunting, freelance editor