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a Japanese man 新島襄 (Jo Niijima)

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Niijima Jo founder of Doishisha College

Niijima Jo was an adventurous samurai who took a risk to go to America before the Japanese government was allowing its citizens to go abroad alone. That would be like going to the Moon without training or an invitation. He came back one of the most respected of Meiji Era leaders.

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