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Not all japanese people eat sushi

According to government estimates there are 24,000 homeless in Japan. Japan is a country where the government does not like to talk about the problem they are encountering. They do not seem to like the idea of letting people know (both in Japan and outside of Japan in the world community) about any serious problems that may exist in the country. But, statistics have shown that in Tokyo there seems to be an estimate of 3,000- 4,000 homeless people. Unemployment is around 3% which is very high by Japanese standards. There are many homeless individuals that live in tents and cardboard shacks under bridges, inside parks or railroads stations.

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Taken on November 16, 2002