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Second of two parts

There’s a bible lying in the street outside the church opposite the Sendai City Hotel on Bansui Dori, where I’m staying this Easter weekend. The pages are flicking over in the breeze, inviting me to pick it up and read a random verse. I begin to feel like I’m in “The Da Vinci Code II” and Tom Hanks is about to tap me on the shoulder as I slip it into my pocket and head back to the hotel.

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