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    Friendship Blossoms in Ehime

    Feb 10 – Consul General Greenberg visited Uwajima Fisheries School in Ehime Prefecture for a planting ceremony for 100 of the 3,000 “Friendship Blossoms” dogwood trees gifted by the American people to Japan in commemoration of the 3,000 cherry trees Japan gave to Washington DC a century ago.

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    Remembering the 1995 Kobe Earthquake

    Jan 17 – Twenty years after the devastating earthquake, Consulate General Osaka-Kobe remembers those who lost their lives in this tragic disaster and honors the survivors who have helped rebuild and revitalize the vibrant communities we live in today.

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    CG Greenberg Visits Hiroshima

    Dec 8 - Consul General Allen Greenberg visited Hiroshima, meeting with Mayor Matsui and Governor Yuzaki, attended a reception with the Japan-America Society of Hiroshima, and toured the Peace Memorial Museum and Honkawa Elementary School.

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    Ambassador Kennedy Greets Kyoto Prize Winners

    Nov. 10 – Ambassador Kennedy attended the Award Ceremony for the 2014 Kyoto Prize and read a letter of congratulations to the three winners this year: Dr. Samuel Langer and Dr. Edward Witten from the United States, and Ms. Fukumi Shimura from Japan.

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    Supporting the Special Olympics in Fukuoka

    Nov. 10 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and members of the diplomatic community cheered for athletes at the Special Olympics Nippon National Summer Games Fukuoka 2014.


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