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Kentaro Hayashi is a weekly regular at atelier incurve jr. in the city of Osaka, a privately run after-school workshop where art specialists watch over children with mental or physical disabilities.

On a visit in late June, the 13-year-old with a learning disability cascaded orange paint onto a canvas, spread it with his fingers and added layers of green and blue.

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