It seems that Mimi's heart has really softened after so many years.
My tenaciousness, a long-time suffering, or an unchanging
has finally paid off. She says she's leaving this country soon and will
come back in one-year time. This is certainly a new phase in our

It's great that some people are backing me up in promoting my book,
though some of my friends and my relatives in particular completely
ignore it. Today Sankei Shinbun carried a wonderful article about
my book with my  portrait picture (January 18, 2005)

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