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To My Friends

May 4, 2023

Spend the consecutive holidays(*)

  with “safety first” as your byword.

Absolutely keep from driving 

  while doing something else

  [such as texting or talking with

  a cellphone to your ear] and 

  don’t go over the speed limit.

Make plans well in advance.

(*) Japan is entering “Golden Week” that comprises many holidays, which includes April 29 (Showa Day), May 3 (Constitution Memorial Day), May 4 (Greenery Day), and May 5 (Boy’s Day).

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

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