Since the summer of 2021, a slight uptick has been seen in media attention to child abduction and termination of parental rights in Japan. This was due to the hunger strike held outside of the principal entrance to the Olympic village, built in Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Olympics. Vincent’s strike brought visibility to a … More Japanese Press Touches the Untouchable 仏・日本人妻に逮捕状「子供連れ去った疑い」 Arrest warrant for Japanese wife in France: “Suspected of taking children”
Who is your father, and where did you come from? “Don’t ask; don’t tell.” … More ‘Anerkennen’ & Call Me!
Rui (at 4 years old)– 15 today – In hopes that I might find you: When I was fifteen, as you are, I got stuck on this song just as this singer (and guitar player) Molly Tuttle did. She explains that when she first moved from home, she learned that her most precious, loved childhood … More Wandering Boy
After spending a few short days together for the holidays this week, our family received this note today from my Dad, Rui’s grandfather, now 92 years of age. Tuesday, December 31, 2019So good to know all arrived home safely. When we were together, I talked about being aware of one’s blessings. I was indeed keenly … More Keep Your Candles Burning – December 31, 2019