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On the Other Hand

School textbook publisher Sanseido KK has recalled 10,000 textbooks from Japanese schools over a hand-drawn illustration of a little girl who, on close inspection, has three arms. A spokesman for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology says such errors are rare in textbooks, which are screened before release, but a student noticed the error in the first-grade language book. (RC/Japan Today) ...An honest mistake: the artist is from Fukushima.
Original Publication Date: 05 July 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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