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"Maybe other countries wouldn’t have done it, but Tokyo did it.”

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'Maybe other countries wouldn’t have done it, but Tokyo did it.”

"Maybe other countries wouldn’t have done it, but Tokyo did it.”

In My Tokyo we hear from a US-based photographer and a French radio reporter about their experiences and memories of covering the Summer Olympic Games and exploring the city itself.


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