Current News – Japanese Librarian — Pacific Paratrooper

TOKYO — Thousands of newspapers dating back to 1945, countless clippings of old stories and half a million priceless photographs fill a room that Norio Muroi has tended for the past 42 years. Stars and Stripes’ library in Tokyo preserves the stories and heroics of countless service members from World War II and the Korean […]

via Current News – Japanese Librarian — Pacific Paratrooper.

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5 Responses to Current News – Japanese Librarian — Pacific Paratrooper

  1. GP Cox says:

    Isn’t great to know how much he did and he loved it – for 42 years!! Thank you for sharing this.

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    • You are welcome. It’s rare these days to see someone stay with an organization that long. I was a library assistant unofficially for 2 years and officially for 2 years. For the 2 years unofficially, 9th and 10th grade, the guidance counselor convinced my mother that I needed study hall even though my grades were well above average. The one librarian would write me library passes most of the time so I could help her out. In 10th grade, the librarian gave me semester long passes. By 11th grade, Mom decided to let me take library assistant officially.

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