Employee of Gion

August 13, 2009

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I held the camera, “Can I photograph you?”

“Sure.” She flashed a peace sign, mugged for the camera. The women of Gion are not prostitutes, if they work the “entertainment business.” It’s not my affair to judge her.

Not a photo I took, though it was taken, in Tokyo:

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Peaceful Japanese women, in Tokyo.

Another Japanese woman, Ai Nonaka, flashing peace signs, taken at Otakon, in the Baltimore Convention Center:

There are thousands of videos about Japan, but somehow, this one captures Japan, for me.

A few that deserve mention are linked to, here, main site, here.

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