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Hoops and Smiles keep Tohoku kids warm!

The frigid weather couldn’t stop the Smile Ambassador’s 3rd  Tohoku tour of 2012!  Last week we visited 11 schools and interacted with over 600 kids from Rikuzentakada in southern Iwate to Kamaiishi in the north.

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Smile Ambassador Cartoons!

I was happily surprised to see that many daycare centers I’ve visit in Tohoku post their Smile Ambassador coloring pages for me to see!

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Kamaishi Newspaper Features the Shine On! Smile Ambassador Program

I was recently featured in a local Tohoku newspaper called the Fukko Kamaishi Shinbun. Below is the Tyler Foundation’s English translation of the article from January 25, 2012. Children smile with magic and games Tyler Foundation’s Shine On! Smile Ambassador visits nusry school in Kamaishi City. Gaetano Totaro – Guy, the Tyler Foundation’s Shine On! […]

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Thank you Jordon!

WOW! Jordon Cheung and I had SO MUCH FUN this past 11 days. Jordon is a natural Clown, which is the HIGHEST compliment I can give. 1,691 kids + teachers and lots of parents as well also had fun with him. Huge thanks Jordon & program coordinator Keiko-san. Next tour is from 2/19-2/24 w/ special […]

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5 Tohoku Schools Share Temporary Space…

‎4 Elementary Schools and 1 Jr High share these temporary buildings.now after their schools were all destroyed last March.

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