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

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