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Picture of a young girl and her grandmother in Japan, both carrying harvest baskets
November 15, 2021

With Grandma

Emulating her grandmother, a girl carries a miniature version of a harvest basket in Chiba Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan. A story in the April 1990 issue illustrated the ways changing cultural norms in Japan affected women's lives.
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski, Nat Geo Image Collection

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