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“A magnificent sunset burns beyond the horizon. Trees are ablaze against the fiery sky. The beauty of the dark silhouettes left an everlasting sensation.” These are the words of potter Moriyoshi Saeki from a book published in 1995 titled “The Vibrant Potters of Tochigi.”

Certain instances in life do leave an indelible impression in our memories — some seem insignificant, like something a friend said or some dinner we had as a child, yet they burn themselves into our memory cells; we simply cannot forget.

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