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Updated: 3/13/2020
Unknown Story

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  • Many years ago in a village in the western part of Japan..
  • "I have no use for old people in my village, they are not useful nor able to wrk. Therefore, I decree that anyone over the age of 71 must be taken to the mountains and left to die there.:"
  • There was a kind young farmer who lived with his mother in the village and the two of them lived happily together.
  • But as the years went on, the mother grew old before they both knew it, she had turned 71.
  • "Well my son, the time has come for you to take me to the mountains."
  • "Forgive me, dear mother . But i cannot leave you to die alone in the mountains. You are staying home with me.
  • If the farmer does not take his mother away he knows the lord would punish him
  • The young farmer never took her mother to die in the mountains and he hid her in their house for about 2 years