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The funeral of Tetsu Nakamura, the Japanese physician and devoted aid worker who was killed last week in Afghanistan, was held in his home prefecture of Fukuoka on Wednesday.

“He was a great global figure the school was proud of,” said Shunsuke Takenaka, 74, who went to high school with Nakamura. “There must have been so many other things he wanted to achieve.”

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