Making Peace With My Father

Hometown Stories

30m 15s
Broadcast on December 5, 2021 Available until December 5, 2023

Kuroi Akio had always hated his father. Keijiro was physically strong, but a shell of a man who needed help with everyday tasks. At the age of 20, Keijiro faced the horrors of war. Photos taken just after he joined the army show him full of energy. What changed him? What did he experience on the battlefield? Three decades after his death, Akio set out on a journey to retrace his father's footsteps. We focus on one man's efforts to heal the scars it left behind.

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