Thursday, October 17, 2013

America's Newest Ambassador to Japan

It's now Official. President Obama has appointed Caroline Kennedy as the new US Ambassador to Japan. She had been nominated by the President last July and was confirmed Wednesday. She will be replacing John Roos who had made the notable distinction of being the first US Ambassador to attend the annual commemoration ceremonies marking the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. She is the last surviving member of President John F. Kennedy's family with degrees from Harvard and Columbia who campaigned for Obama during the last election. We at American Mishima wish her much success in her new post. We're sure she will make a great Ambassador and friend to Japan.
So as they say in Japan:

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