Lol, coincidentally, right after I fell in love with Japanese language and culture, I found out that my mother’s cousin who is a tourist guide in Turkey also got married to a Japanese woman. But we’re not that close so I couldn’t find the chance to talk to her much before I moved to Ottawa. Maybe everyone has a cousin who’s married to a Japanese person. :D

Writer of the poetry book “The Anguish of an Oyster”. PhD candidate in Translation Studies at the University of Ottawa. www.ecemyucel.com

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