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Dear Alice,

While living in Tokyo a few years back, there was one thing that I never stopped wondering about: the incredible number of Japanese with crooked legs! It seems like more women are afflicted than men, but maybe that’s just because they show more leg. I’ve yet to come across anyone who can explain this phenomenon, but I guess it’s a combination of physical and nutritional factors. Do you have any idea what the heck is going on?

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