Voices | OVERHEARD

O Christmas tree, o printed copy ...

North American woman: We didn’t know whether or not you could get a real Christmas tree in Tokyo, so we asked my parents to send us a photo of theirs instead.

— Ginza Station, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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