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Grief That’s Worth Its Weight in Gold

Issue:
April 13, 2022

I started my pre-loved fine gold jewelry business, Teruko Jewelry, on a whim—I knew nothing about solid gold, the value of gold jewelry or even how I would mail out orders. But when the scariest thing in the world has happened to you, things that might have seemed daunting feel manageable.

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Dear Ji-Chan

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January 18, 2022

Thank you Ji-chan for teaching me and exposing me to Japanese art forms. Your efforts to teach me about my Japanese culture have not gone unnoticed.

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Married Couple Answers Relationship Questions from Yo! Team

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November 20, 2021

Lisa and Steven answer some relationship questions from the Yo! editorial team.

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The Culture of Touch

Issue:
October 21, 2020

I'm not big about hugging. But is it because I was raised that way?

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Ki wo Tsukete

Issue:
July 11, 2020

If someone were to ask me about my childhood, the first memories that would rush into my mind would all revolve around my time spent with my grandmother.

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Fierce Vulnerability with Gia Gunn

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June 28, 2020

Gia Gunn chats about her journey from dancing Nihon-buyo as a child to RuPaul's Drag Race to self discovery and activism.

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Ozoni from Around the World

Issue:
May 20, 2020

No two ozoni are alike. Join us as we explore the variety of mochi from around the world.

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Starting Your Own Family Mochitsuki

Issue:
May 20, 2020

A family mochitsuki can be a great way to bring the family together for the holidays and it's easier than you think.

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Have You Been to a Traditional Mochitsuki?

Issue:
December 18, 2021

Traditional mochitsuki is a long-time tradition of the Yasukochi Family. Here's a family members perspective of the annual event.

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To Santa or not to Santa, that is the question

Issue:
November 20, 2021

To Santa or not to Santa, that is the question. More than ever, it takes a lot of effort and maneuvering on the parents’ part to keep this magic alive. Some will say that the fight is worth it, others will argue it’s time to stop lying to our kids—because yes, that is what it takes sometimes to keep it going. Lying.

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