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I was dismayed at the vitriol expressed toward Emmanuelle Bodin by Shigure Tatsushige in his Jan. 20 letter. The idea that people should be deported because they left an area that was hazardous to the health of them and their families is ridiculous.

Tatsushige oddly doesn’t excoriate the Japanese citizens who left during that troubled time. Should they be forced to leave Japan as well, and if not, why not?

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