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I was born in 1917 in Tokyo, but lived for a few years in Los Angeles for my father’s job. by MIHO

I was born in 1917 in Tokyo, but lived for a few years in Los Angeles for my father’s job. Now that I think about it, I realized that my foundations were built during my time in LA. Before Disneyland existed in Japan, I went to it for the first time and thought, “what is all of this!” Like in those shoujo mangas, stars were sparkling from my eyes! The first Star Wars movie I saw in Hollywood shook me to the core and left me speechless! Since then, I have been looking up at the sky and wondering, “are there any spaceships flying around?” One day, while I was on the car ride to Las Vegas and listening to Sunday Night Fever (very popular at the time!) with my family, I thought I saw a glimpse of a big disk-shaped object in the sky from the back seat window. I thought “it’s finally here!” and exclaimed to my family, “Look, a UFO!” Of course, no one believed me. “Was that my imagination? No, I think that was real!” It is now just one of the mysterious experiences in my life. Maybe I was able to see it because I wanted to.  Anyways, I enjoyed life, lived freely and had… Read More »I was born in 1917 in Tokyo, but lived for a few years in Los Angeles for my father’s job. by MIHO