Voices | OVERHEARD

Nice guys finish last

Middle-schooler #1: The dean is so nice, right?

Middle-schooler #2: Yeah, but even better — he has no idea what’s really going on!

— International school, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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