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For 20 years now, Marsha Rosenberg has worked as a speech and language pathologist in Tokyo’s international community. She says that from the beginning, when she was first deciding upon a career, she knew she was going to be a language pathologist. “I knew I wanted something to do with educating children, but I didn’t want to be in a classroom,” she said. Now that she has come so far along her chosen path, and looks back at her record of professional success, she also looks ahead. “I am glad to be in a career where I am able to continue,” she said.

Marsha comes from Cleveland, Ohio. She was a young bride when, two days after graduating from Ohio State University, she came with her husband, Jerry, to Japan. “I was just dragged along, thinking we would be here for one year,” Marsha said. Both of them not only taught English here but also studied Japanese language and culture during what became three years of their initial stay.

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