Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

To Be Honest With Myself

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Nashville Public Television 1 Comment

A few kind words can go a long way. Take it from Hiromi. Growing up in Japan, praise for one’s accomplishments or individuality was not the cultural norm. Needless to say, the frequent complements of others felt a bit foreign when she came to the U.S. Sometimes, though, a fresh perspective is all we need to see ourselves and others in a new light.

 

WOW !

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Nashville Public Television 1 Comment

Akiko knew that coming to the United States from Japan would be a big change, but she didn’t know just how big. Not only were her expectations turned upside down, but her sense of scale was completely altered. This is one hilarious story about a larger than life transition to everyday life in the U.S.

Kaori Takatsu

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Kaori and her family have experienced life in Japan, Michigan, and now Nashville, TN. She hasn’t been in Nashville for long, but she seems to be enjoying her life here. Though her kids really miss the Michigan snow!