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For Baye McNeil's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

A high price to pay for a little peace of mind

| Aug 20, 2014

A high price to pay for a little peace of mind

Sometimes it’s hard to believe the American that emerged, naked and naive, from Narita International Airport back in 2004 and the person writing this column are one and the same. Life in Japan has made me, unmade me and remade me. I’ve unpacked and ...

The naked American at Narita airport

| Jun 25, 2014

The naked American at Narita airport

Leaving Narita, stripped of your African accoutrement and any other identifiers that speak to your nationality and sensibilities, you advance through an array of unfamiliar sights and sounds, just as brown and naked as the day you were born.