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The Unlikely Celebration of Fireflies in a Declining City of Japan’s Far North

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Excerpt:

“Wakkanai (pop. 33,869) is Japan’s northernmost city. On a clear day, its residents can look across the La Perouse Strait to the Russian island of Sakhalin, which was a Japanese prefecture until the closing days of World War II.”

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