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Sisters learning about sister school

Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Fushiki High School teacher Nakano Shizuka helps Bishop Luers senior Megan Phillips, left, draw a Japanese character as her twin Taylor Phillips looks on during a cultural exchange event Tuesday. Shizuka is one of two teachers and 20 students from Takaoka, Japan, who are visiting their sister school this week.

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