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Yesenia Castro has lived in Tsuruta, Japan, since August 2017, serving as coordinator of international relations (CIR) for Hood River’s sister city. As CIR, she teaches English and serve as a facilitator of the sister city program, and studies Japanese customs, culture and language. Before moving to Japan, Castro had been a community health worker at The Next Door, Inc., for three years. She will be back in the United States in August.

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Travelogue: Japan

Picture this: Walking to your office, located just three minutes away from your house — something I have always wanted.

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