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January 06, 2005

Gomi Night for the English-Teaching Roaches

Paul Gerald wrote recently in the Memphis Flyer about his time as a "gaijin in Japan." He spent his time in an Osaka tatami "crash pad" with a motley assortment of people from around the world who were "only there to teach English, save money, then spend their earnings romping around the rest of Asia." In his article he describes Japan as "America on steroids" and recounts an adventure familiar to many people in their early days here: Gomi night.
Life as a gaijin in Japan: Gomi Night

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