Shared House, Shared Lives

Hometown Stories

25m 15s
Broadcast on October 3, 2021 Available until October 3, 2023

People with severe mental and physical challenges often live in isolation from the world around them, at home or in medical facilities. A unique living arrangement in Fukuoka City is trying to change that. The 4 residents live in a shared house called Hatake no Ie or "House of Fields." Caregivers and others come to help them, and are captivated by their smiles. This is a story of a small house where a variety of people interact and cultivate important insights and relationships.

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