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Okinawa Trip!

Photo published in the Ryukyu Shimpo on November 5, 2001.  Pictured left to right: unidentified festival attendee, Akira (my brother-in-law), Julia, Mika (Julia's pen pal), me, Junko)

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My family and I had the great fortune to travel to Okinawa late this year to attend the Third Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival.  This celebration of Okinawan culture brings together peoples of all nations for several days of sharing their love of the rich culture and heritage of this tiny island archipelago.  Learn more about this incredible opportunity by visiting the links below:

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http://www.ryukyushimpo.co.jp/uchina/uchinanchuindex.htm