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Japanese Men Don’t Bounce

by | 17th, December 2008

“HE worked until the retirement age. We had been looking forward to going to various places as a couple and were excited that we would be able to spend a relaxing time together.”

So says the wife of a Japanese man celebrating his 60th birthday and retirement from work.

But first a few drinks and few laughs with his world colleague at a transport company in Ritto, near the ancient capital of Kyoto.

The man is picked up and tossed in the air. Down he comes. Up he goes. Down he comes. Up he goes. Down he comes. Down he comes. Down he comes…

The man falls to the floor.

His neck and backbone are damaged. He is paralyzed. He soon dies of blood poisoning. Says his widow:

“No matter what I say he won’t come back, but I want to find out why this happened.”

Police are investigating and have no far only unearthed a copy of the 1993 Littlewoods Cup Final and small effigy of former Arsenal captain Tony Adams…



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