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    Once you have spent several years living in Japan and that you start to feel that you could well spend a substantial part of your remaining days in the country, the prospect of applying for permanent residence might become more and more appealing. Because I am at that point of my life right now, I ...
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    I often receive emails from people seeking information about practicing at the Hombu Dojo. Unfortunately, I don’t always have as much time as I would like in order to answer each of them properly so I thought I would try to address these issues formally in an article. For many practitioners of Aikido it is ...