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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

VIEWS FROM THE STREET

How can you beat that summer heat?


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Brian Gilliland
Teacher, 27
(American)
It's all about the G-string. When you feel like your bottom is naked, that makes you feel cool.

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Sayuri Shiratori
Office worker, 31
(Japanese)
When you sleep, use tatami mats rather than a futon and you will get a good night's sleep. On a futon, you will wake up every hour.

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Munehiro Sasaki
Judo therapy management, 47
(Japanese)
When it is this hot you should just go out and drink. If you just do that, afterwards you will feel that things are OK.

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Mandy Mundt
Teacher, 25
(American)
I'm just sweating it out. I'm originally from Florida, so this weather just kind of feels like home. I don't think there is a lot you can do about heat in big cities.

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Masayuki Kawahara
Restaurateur, 38
(Japanese)
I work in a hot kitchen all the time, so the summer doesn't change things for me. But shorts, sandals and a skinhead see me right.

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Haruko Tanaka
Unemployed, 24
(Japanese)
I live in Kamakura, where greenery and less buildings make it cooler. If Tokyo was greener and used less electricity, it would be much more comfortable.



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