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Pet Sins June 2001

European American men experience hostility in Japan

There is a perception that white persons are universally popular around the world, but this is not always true:

A white man was biking with a friend in Japan when a drunk Japanese driver approached, shouting racial slurs. He hit them with his car and took off. Fortunately, neither of the men were seriously hurt. This was not the only incident of hostility that he experienced.