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NAGASAKI (Kyodo) A group of inn proprietresses, known as “okami,” and others in the Obama hot spring area of Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture, have made happi coats for U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and his family to celebrate his inauguration next week.

The group will bring the coats to the U.S. Consulate in the city of Fukuoka and ask that they be forwarded to the Obama family.

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