The day I reunited with my childhood friend 5,500 miles from home – Orange County Register

It indeed is a small world after all.

Having grown up in Japan, I recently volunteered to interview a delegation of young political leaders from Japan visiting Southern California.

When I received a list of the delegates’ names, I was more than surprised. On there was Takahisa Oda, my close childhood friend, with whom I had walked to school every day. Our homes were about 100 yards apart. He is now a councilman of our hometown, the city of Sagamihara, on the outskirts of Tokyo.

On Oct. 31, we reunited, 5,500 miles away from our hometown in a hotel lobby in Orange, as a U.S. journalist and a Japanese politician. There was no way we, or anyone,…

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