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The Atomic Tree

This story is a journey into the memories of a 400-year-old Japanese White Pine bonsai tree that witnessed and survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Resurrecting a Home
Photo Essay
Kazuaki Tanahashi

Meet an accomplished calligraphy and Zen teacher, Kazuaki Tanahashi, who was born and trained in Japan.

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Film
Minka

This short film chronicles the restoration of a remarkable Japanese farmhouse and the memories it contains.

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Essay
Living with Just Enough
Artist and designer Azby Brown offers simple lessons in sustainability from the Edo period of Japan.
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