Saving Lives on an Isolated Island

Hometown Stories

25m 00s
Broadcast on September 4, 2022 Available until September 4, 2024

After 2 decades on the mainland, a young doctor returns to his birthplace, a remote island in far northern Japan. He's left a surgical career on the forefront of medicine to take over a local hospital which his father has managed for 36 years. In that role, he gets to know the most intimate details of his patients' lives. We follow this dedicated physician on his daily rounds as he helps his patients receive the best care possible and live life to the fullest.

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