Thursday, June 7, 2012


"For our generation, a Japanese player going overseas and joining a big club was something you'd only see in a comic book. Shinji's giving kids something to dream about. It's incredibly big, what he's doing."
~ Makoto Hasebe

Essentially, "This is something you only read about in stories.  But it's really happening!"  

Boy who plays soccer from Japan goes to play for one of the best teams in the world. (Source)

Boy born with only one fully formed arm and hand goes on to play professional baseball.  (Source)  

Girl who dreams for years of going to Japan to do research gets accepted for an internship in Sendai.  

I think this is one reason why I have fallen in love with non-fiction in the past few years.  Real life can be magical, the stuff of fiction.  

1 comment:

  1. You mean you got the internship? Congratulations!!!