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To My Friends

August 5, 2023

An old adage goes, 

  “Adversity makes a person wise.”

The greater the troubles and hardships

  you face, the greater the growth 

  you will achieve by surmounting them.

Oh, young successors, 

  aim for the peak of challenges 

  with an indomitable spirit!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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