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LISTEN: Reflections on Music, Tina Turner and Overcoming Obstacles

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Yuri Yamashita, of New York, talks about her career as a percussionist and how her Buddhist practice of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo helped her beat the odds and overcome her self-doubt to pave her own path in the industry. She was most recently the percussionist for the Tina Turner musical on Broadway, a remarkable coincidence because Tina Turner’s story and Buddhist practice was a great source of inspiration for Yuri in times of struggle.

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