Reconciliation With My Past: Growing Up in a Troubled Family in Japan

  • Wakako Masuno La Casa Mental Health Rehabilitation Center,Long Beach,California


The following narrative describes the author's experience growing up in a troubled family in Japan and the struggles that contributed to her decision to become a social worker. The experiences that led her to relocate to the United States are described in an effort to increase awareness about the unique cultural attributes that influenced the author's behavior, and the construction of the world view she holds today.

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