Woman: The cherry blossoms are nice. Seeing them in full bloom helps to take away all of our worries.
Man: I’ll only be happy this year if they can take away the coronavirus.
— Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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