LIVING IN JAPAN

Valentine’s Day in Japan

Turnabout is fair play

Colorful candy hearts with Valentine’s Day messages written on them.
Photo by Laura Ockel on Unsplash

Growing up in the US, I enjoyed Valentine’s Day parties in our classrooms at elementary school. Each child gave every other child a very inexpensive little card, and we all ate heart-shaped sweets.

Television showed images of men giving flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates to their sweethearts.

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Diane Neill Tincher

Diane Neill Tincher

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