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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 01:49 PM
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I realize I have posted this before, but this time I am going to do it Justice and do it right. This information NEEDS to get OUT! People deserve to know the TRUTH from the mouth of the most respected nuclear physician in Tokyo himself! I have taken the time to write out everything that Professor Kodama says, because I want people who cannot view Youtube to hear his words far and wide!

Spread this, not for me, but so that the TRUTH will reign supreme over the media's lies and distractions. They want us to Ignore the plight of our good friends in Japan, but I will not. I am going to spread information so that I might be able to help my brothers and sisters! This video should be viewed by millions of people, not merely a few thousand!

I don't care if this scares you but you have to be brave and face the hard facts and help us humans find solutions. We need every brain on this, this will be the defining situation of our era. Please support the people of Japan and please understand how screwed up things really are. Below you can read the entire transcript I have translated it all off the video for you guys. I'm finally done.


Professor Tatsuhiko Kodama is the head of the Radioisotope Center at the University of Tokyo. On July 27, he appeared as a witness to give testimony to the Committee on Welfare and Labor in Japan's Lower House in the Diet.






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" I am Kodama, head of the Radioisotope Center at the University of
Tokyo. I was austounded on March 15. We at the Tokyo University, have 27
Radioisotope Centers and are responsible for radiation protection and
decontamination. I am a physician myself and have been involved with
decontamination work at facilities in Tokyo University Hospital for a few
decades.

We detected 5 microsieverts/hour radiation in Tokai-mura in Ibaraki
Prefecture about 9AM on March 15, and notified the Ministry of Education
and Science as the "Article 10 notification" [As specified in the Nuclear
Disaster Countermeasures Law]

Later, the radiation exceeding .5 microsieverts/hr was detected in Tokyo.
This level soon went down. And then on March 21 it rained in Tokyo, and
with the rain came .2 microsieverts/hour radiation, and this I believe is
the reason for the elevated radiation level to this day.

(((Continued below)))




posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 01:49 PM
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Chief Cabinet Secretary Edano said at the time "There is no immediate
effect on health." I actually thought this was going to be a big big
problem. Why was I concerned? Because the current Radiation Protection
Law is based on dealing with a small amount of radioactive materials that
emit very high radiation. In this case the total radioactive materials is
not much of an issue. What matters is how high the radiation is.

However in the case of the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant accident, 5
microsieverts within 100km radius (Tokai-Mura), .5 microsievert within
200km radius (Tokyo area) and the radiation extended far beyond, even to
teas in Ashigara and Shizuoka, as everybody now knows.

When we measure the radiation injury/sickness, we look at total amount of
radioactive materials. But there is no definitive report from TEPCO or
the Japanese Government as to exactly how much radioactive materials have
been released from Fukushima. So using our knowledge base at the
Radioisotope Center, we calculated.

Based on thermal output, it is 29.6 times the amount released by the
nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima. In uranium equivilant, it is 20
Hiroshima bombs. What is more frightening is that whereas the radiation
from a nuclear bomb will decrease to one-thousandth in one year, the
radiation from a nuclear power plant will only decrease to one-tenth.

In other words, we should recognize from the start that just like
Chernobyl, Fukushima I Nuke Plant has released radioactive materials
equivalent in the amount to tens of nuclear bombs, and the resulting
contamination is far worse than the contamination of a nuclear bomb.

From a systems biological viewpoint, if the total amount is small, you
only have to consider respective amount on each person. However when a
vast amount of radioactive materials are released it is in particles.
Dispersion of particles is non-linear, and it's one of the most difficult
calculations in the fluid dynamics.

The nuclear fuel is like sands buried in synthetic resin but once the
fuel melts down, a large amount of super-fine particles are released.

What happens then? The problem like the contaminated rice hay happens.
For example in Fujiwara-cho in Iwate Prefecture rice hay with 57,000
Bq/kg was found. Osaki in Miyagi Prefecture 17,000 Bq/kg. In Minami-Soma
city in Fukushima Prefecture 106,000 Bq/kg, and in Shirakawa city in
Fukushima 97,000 Bq/kg, and Iwate 64,000 Bq/kg.

The pattern of contamination does not follow concentric circles. It
depends on the weather. It also depends on where the particles landed -
on the material that absorbs water, for example.
We at the Radioisotope Center have been helping the people of Minami Soma
city in the decontamination effort. We've done 7 decontaminations so far.

When we went to Minami Soma for the first time there was only one Geiger
counter. On March 19 when the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and
Fisheries supposedly issued the notice [on cattle feed], food, water, and
gasoline were about to be depleted in the city.

The mayor of Minami Soma made a plea for help on the Internet, which was
widely viewed. In that type of situation no one would look at a piece of
paper from the Ministry, no one would know. Farmers didn't know that rice
hay was in danger. Still they bought the feed from abroad, paying
hundreds of thousands of yen, and started to feed the cattle with the
same groundwater that they drank.

So what should we do now? We have to guarantee that the thorough
radiation measurement is done in the contaminated area. As I said there
was only one Geiger counter in Minami Soma city when we went there in
May. In fact, there were 20 personal survey meters provided by the US
military, but no one at the city's Board of Education could understand
the English manual until we went there and told them how to use them.
That's how it is there.

As to the food inspection, there are more advanced meters than germanium
counters, such as semiconductor imaging detectors. Why doesn't the
Japanese government spend money in utilizing them? After 3 months the
government has done no such thing, and I am shaking with anger.

Second, I have been in charge of the antibody drugs at the Cabinet Office
since Mr Obuchi was the Prime Minister. We put radioisotopes to antibody
drugs to treat cancer. In other words my job is to inject radioisotopes
into human bodies, so my utmost concern is the internal radiation
exposure and that is what I have been studying intensely.
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So I would like to explain how the mechanism of internal radiation
exposure occurs. The biggest problem of internal radiation is cancer. How
does cancer happen? Because radiation cuts DNA strands. As you know, DNA
is in a double-helix, when it is in a double-helix it is extremely
stable. However when a cell divides it becomes single strands, doubles
and becomes 4 strands. This stage is the most vulnerable.

Therefore, the fetuses and small children, with cells that rapidly
divide, are the most suseptible to radiation danger. Even for adults,
there are cells that rapidly divide such as hair, blood cells and
intestinal epitheria, and they can be damaged by radiation.

Let me give you an example of what we know about internal radiation
exposure. One genetic mutation does not cause cancer. After the initial
hit by radiation, it needs a different trigger for a cell to mutate into
a cancer cell, which is called "driver mutation" or "passenger mutation".
For more information please refer to the attached document about the
cases in Chernobyl and cesium.
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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 01:49 PM
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Alpha radiation is most famous. I was startled when I learned of a
professor at Tokyo University who said it was safe to drink plutonium.
Alpha radiation is the most dangerous radiation. It causes thorotrast
liver damage as we, liver specialists, know very well.

Internal radiation is frequently referred to as such-and-such
millisieverts, but it is utterly meaningless. Iodine-131 goes to the
thyroid gland, and thorotrast goes to the liver, and cesium goes to
urothelium and urinary bladder. Whole body scan is utterly meaningless
unless you look at these parts in the body where radiation accumulates.
Thorotrast was a contrast medium used in Germany since 1890. It was used
in Japan since 1930, but it was found that 25 to 30% of people developed
liver cancer 20 to 30 years later. Why does it take so long before cancer
develops? Thorotrast is an alpha-radiation nuclide. Alpha radaition
injures nearby cells, and the DNA that is harmed most is a gene called
"P53".

We now know, thanks to genome science, the entire sequence of DNA.
However there are 3 million locations on the DNA that are different from
person to person. So today, it doesn't make sense at all to proceed as if
humans are the same.

The basic principal should be the "personalized medicine" when we look at
internal radiation - which DNA is damaged, and what kind of change is
taking place.

In case of thorotrast, it is proven that P53 is damaged in the first
stage, and it takes 20 to 30 years for the 2nd, 3rd mutations to occur,
causing liver cancer and leukemia.

About iodine-131. As you know, iodine accumulates in thyroid gland, and
that is most noticable in the formative phase of thyroid gland, i.e. in
small children. However, when the first researcher in Ukraine was saying
in 1991 "There are an increasing number of thyroid cancer", researchers
in Japan and the US were publishing articles in Nature magazine saying
"There is no causal relationship between the radiation and thyroid
cancer.

Why did they say that? Because there was no data prior to 1986, there was
no statistical significance. The statistical significance was finally
noted 20 years later. Why? Because the peak that started in 1986
disappeared. So even without the data prior to 1986, the occurance of
thyroid cancer and radiation exposure from Chernobyl had the causal
relationship.

Epidemiological proof is very difficult. It is impossible to prove until
all the cases are done. Therefore, from the viewpoint of "protecting our
children" a completely different approach is required.

Dr. Shoji Fukushima from a national institution called Japan Bioassay
Research Center, which researches health effects of chemical compounds,
has been studying diseases involving urinary tract since the Chernobyl
accident. Dr. Fukushima and doctors in Ukraine studied parts of bladders
removed during more than 500 cases of prostatic hypertrophy surgery.

They found out that in the highly contaminated area where 6 Bq/liter was
detected in urine, there was a high frequency of mutation of P53 though 6
Bq may sound miniscule. They also noticed many cases of proliferative
precancerous conditions, which we assume was due to the activation of the
p38 MAP kinase and the signal called "NF-kappa B", leading inevitably to
proliferative cystitis, with carcinoma in situ occuring with considerable
frequency.

Knowing this, I was astounded to hear the report that 2 to 13 Bq/liter
[of radioactive cesium] was detected from the breast milk of seven
mothers in Fukushima.

We at the Radioisotope Center of Tokyo University have been helping to
decontaminate Minami-Soma city, sending about four people at a time and
doing decontamination work for the length of 700km per week. Again what's
happening to Minami-Soma clearly shows that 20 to 30 kilometer radius
[from the nuke plant] doesn't make any sense at all. You have to measure
in more detail like each nursery school.

Right now, from the 20 to 30 kilometer radius area 1,700 school children
are put onto buses to go to school. Actually in Minami-Soma, the center
of the city is located near the ocean, and 70% of the schools have
relatively low level of radiation.

Yet children are forced to get onto school buses to go all the way to
schools near Iitate-mura [where radiation is higher] spending 1 million
yen everyday for the busing. I strongly demand that this situation be
terminated as soon as possible.

What's most problematic is the government's policy that they will
compensate the residents for the moving cost only if their areas are
designated as offical evacuation zones. In a recent committee held at the
House of Councilors [Upper House] then-President Shimizu of TEPCO and Mr
Kaieda, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry answered that way.

I ask you to separate the two immediately, compensation criteria issue
and children's safety issue. I strongly ask you to do to whatever you can
to protect children.

Another thing is, what I strongly feel when I am doing the
decontamination work in Fukushima is that emergency decontamination and
permenant decontamination should be dealt with separately.

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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 01:53 PM
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We have been doing a lot of decontamination work. For example if you look
at this diagram, you will notice that the bottom of this slide is where
small children put their hands on. Every time the rain stream down the
slide more radiation materials accumulate.

There can be a difference in radiation level between the right side and
left side. If such difference occurs and if the average radiation of the
slide is 1 microsievert, then one side can measure as much as 10
microsieverts. We should do more emergency decontamination work in such
places.

The ground right under the roof gutter is also where children frequently
put their hands on. If you use high pressure washer you can reduce
radiation level from 2 microsieverts to .5 microsievert. However it is
extremely difficult to lower the level to less than .5 microsievert,
because everything is contaminated. Buildings, trees, whole areas. You
can lower radiation dose of one place, but very difficult to do that for
the whole area.


Then how much will it cost when you seriously do the decontamination
work?

In case of "Itai-Itai disease" caused by cadmium poisoning, to
decontaminate half of cadmium contaminated area of roughly 3,000 hectare,
the government has spent 800 billion yen so far. How much money will be
needed if we have to decontaminate the area 1,000 times as big?

So, I'd like to make four urgent requests.

First, I request that the Japanese government, as a national policy,
innovate the way to measure radiation of food, soil, and water, through
using the Japan's state-of-the-art technology such as semiconductor
imaging detectors. This is absolutely within Japan's technological
capability.

Second, I request enact a new law as soon as possible in order to reduce
children's radiation exposure. Right now, what I'm doing is all illegal.
The current Radiation Damage Prevention Laws specifies the amount of
radiation and types of radionuclides that each institution can handle.

Now Tokyo University is mobilizing it's workforce in it's 27 Radioisotope
Centers to help decontaminate Minami-Soma city, but many of the centers
don't have permission to handle cesium. It's illegal to transport it by
cars. However we cannot leave highly radioactive materials to mothers and
teachers there, so we put them all in drums and bring them back to Tokyo.

To recieve them is illegal, everything is illegal. The Diet is to blame
for leaving such situations as they are.

There are many institutions in Japan, such as Radioisotope Centers at
national universities, which have germanium detectors and other
state-of-the-art detectors.

But how can we, as the nation, protect the children if these institutions
hands are tied? This is a result of gross negligence by the Diet.

Third, I request that the government as a national policy mobilize
technological power of the private sector in order to decontaminate the
soil. There are many companies with expertiese in radiation
decontamination; chemical companies such as Toray and Kurita,
decontamination companies such as Chiyoda Technol and Atox, and
construction companies such as Takenaka Corporation.


Please mobilize their power to create a decontamination research center
in Fukushima as soon as possible. It will take tens of trillions of yen
to do the decontamination work. I'm gravely concerned that it might
become public works project involving concessions.

We don't have the luxery to spare a single second considering the
financial condition of the Japanese government. We must figure out how we
really do the decontamination work.

What on Earth is the Diet doing, when 70,000 people are forced out of
their homes and wandering?

That's all. """
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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:09 PM
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Please everyone listen or read this closely. There is a ton of information in this testimony. This is the raw and unedited truth about what is going on in Fukushima, and there isn't a whisper of it on the US-UK mainstream media! Everyone acts like it's over and it's behind us. I am sorry but it's ahead of us and it's around us right now.

It's time for the human race to wise up and stand brave in the face of our greatest challenge in our entire history! If we cannot surmount this we will certainly never make it in the 21st century. Please all I ask is that you give a damn about your fellow human beings and have sympathy for their tragedy.

And don't forget, this will almost certainly be effecting people throughout the northern hemisphere to some extent, it will be noticeable. Remember Kodama said that you can't know until ALL the cases are done? How long will that be? 50 years? 100?

Please people, brainstorm solutions.
Think of ideas to help solve this. Offer to help if you can, send aid through the Red Cross or whoever you trust to get the help where it is suppose to go. Whatever you can do, do it.

This is about the human race, not about any one person's petty difference. We need to band togeather and help each other. Do whatever you can. If all you can do is spread information than do that! Spread this video go post it on your Facebook or whatever. Everyone deserves to know the truth about what is really going on and how tragic the situation really has become.

If we band together and help each other out of our hearts, we will surmount this I know it. It looks impossible but it will not be. But we gotta smarten up, because time is running out quickly.

Thank you for your time.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:14 PM
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I have tried to follow this situation since it started and knew it was worse than they admitted. However I had no idea it was truely this bad. Makes me wonder how much radioactive material has been dumped into the ocean.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:18 PM
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Originally posted by lonegurkha
I have tried to follow this situation since it started and knew it was worse than they admitted. However I had no idea it was truely this bad. Makes me wonder how much radioactive material has been dumped into the ocean.


Dare I say we will never know?

There isn't really any way to measure it, and I have a feeling that TEPCO was dumping so much so quickly that they may not even know for sure. Also add into that the leaks that were detected and reported, and who knows what additional leaks there may be which we don't know about.

There has been a media blackout for the most part and so it is safe to assume we will be learning more and more as the days progress.

Thank you for caring about Japan LoneGurkha, it means a lot to me and I know it means a lot to our brothers and sisters fighting this on the front line.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:26 PM
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Reading this makes my face burn!



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:30 PM
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hell, i cant even get people to believe its still not only pumping out rads, but its increasing in "potency" every day. then get a bunch of crap about how radiation isnt as bad as we say it is.
yet decades after chernoble, when one would expect cancer rates to speed up, they do.

we have a cancer epidemic that started by testing nukes and still hasnt ended. cancer from radiation a decade ago still hasnt surfaced, even if it will. thats the thing.. we barely "know" how radiation behaves, and cant account for the fact that the half-life can fluctuate. this means a particle with a massive half life can still speed up or slow down its decay. you would think this little anomaly would be studied first for the implications it has. but untill that happens we will still pretend we know how it works, and that plutonium is safer than iodine because it "lasts longer" before decaying.

thats the kind of crap that gets pulled when you dont want to panic people, and dont want to be liable for medical issues, but also dont want to put in the energy to fix it.
good thread...

but everyone knows its not on the news anymore, that means the radiation just disappeared. its like fighting a brick wall.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:31 PM
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thank you for the text muzzleflash. i don't have the bandwidth/allowance to view footage. it's a lot of testimony and i shall be reading it as soon as.


fakedirt



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:36 PM
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After reading that, I am questioning Ben Fulford's contentions. Maybe He's on a different island and upwind...?

Thank you for this. It does have a great amount of information, and paints a picture from the ground, opposed to the sky high TEPCO.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 02:47 PM
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To help your thread we could do with a summary, perhaps some bullet points outlining the main points this guy is trying to get across. It may help get the message across to lazy people like myself
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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 03:13 PM
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Thank you for posting this.

I'n not trying to steal your thunder here, but here is another interesting article from Toshio Nishi, PhD. "Toshio Nishi graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University near Kobe and received an MA and PhD from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a professor at Nihon University in Tokyo and concurrently a research fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His interest is on Modern Japan and Asia-Pacific, US-Japan relations, and the US Occupation of Japan. He lives in Palo Alto, California, and in Chiba, Japan, which is sandwiched perfectly between Fukushima and Tokyo, on the cesium road."


akiomatsumura.com...

It is also interesting to know that as of July 2011, only 20% of the $1.5 billion in donations given by foreign contributors to the Japanese Government has been disributed to the disaster refugees.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 03:14 PM
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The biggest joke of all is ----- They tell us to watch our Carbon Footprint and try to raise more taxes through Carbon Emission Programs - it's bloody farcical and an insult to every man woman and child on the planet.

I wonder when they're going to charge a tax for every bomb that goes off and all the other sh#t they're exploding all over the planet?

CARBON TAX



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 07:04 PM
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I have been concerned about this disaster since it happened. Not just for the japanese, although they should be the first priority, But for the whole world. This kind of thing can happen in so many areas that it is quite scary.

I have always thought that generating power this way was foolish. Not just because of the waste but because it is so difficult and takes so long to shut down the reactors.

It seems that many people have forgotten about this, like since the media doesn't cover it, that it is over with. I think that it's just beginning
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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 07:54 PM
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It's not my thunder, it's Prof. Kodama's and you aren't stealing anything buddy.

I thought you linked a very good article from Dr. Nishi and I would like everyone to read it.

The more sources from highly respected members of society the better. Hopefully people will start listening soon enough. We can make a difference, just keep the information rolling in.

I want to welcome anyone who would like to link information or share stories in this thread, as I do in all threads I create. It isn't about me, it's about the truth and it's up to us to make sure it gets heard loud and clear.

Thank you for sharing this with me. Dr Nishi is a good man. I've got his back.
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posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 07:57 PM
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Originally posted by Amaterasu
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After reading that, I am questioning Ben Fulford's contentions. Maybe He's on a different island and upwind...?

Thank you for this. It does have a great amount of information, and paints a picture from the ground, opposed to the sky high TEPCO.


I really hate to go against Mr Fulford because he has brought some great things to the table in the past. It just so happens that I am on the opposite side of this issue than he is, and I believe the facts are also in opposition to his contentions. I won't disregard him, but I am disappointed in the recent developments from him.

I will be interested to see what he says in the next few months as this accident becomes more and more unavoidable and it's consequences become more apparent.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 08:02 PM
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I want to thank all of you who have posted and read this and shared it with someone.

I can't do this myself and I am grateful for the help you people are giving to Prof. Kodama and his plight against the system, TEPCO and government corruption, and against the media's lies.

I can see in your hearts that you do give a damn about Japan, and this shows that the human race does indeed have hope. Just believe in yourselves and never give up. We will overcome this if we push forward.

Remember this is about the people and it's about everyone around you. Don't ever forget why you are fighting and what you are fighting for. The truth and human decency.

I just got back from being out for the last 5 hours or so, and I am really exhausted. I gotta go take a nap for awhile, and I will be back to continue any discussion anyone seeks to promote and I will follow up any questions or anything that anyone has.

I'll answer one last post before I go fall asleep.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 08:08 PM
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Originally posted by 11I11
To help your thread we could do with a summary, perhaps some bullet points outlining the main points this guy is trying to get across. It may help get the message across to lazy people like myself
edit on 18-9-2011 by 11I11 because: (no reason given)


I could do this for you and others who may like that. But it will take me awhile to get it together, and when I get it up I will post it as a reply to you so that you can come find it really easy through your message box.

I do highly suggest however that you read the entire transcript, I spent several hours writing it today because it is that meaningful and important. This is a very hard hitting testimony and it really reveals the depth of the corruption, misconduct, negligence, and sad state of affairs within government and corporations these days.

After I get back up I'll get a synopsis up for you with some bullet points.
Now, I am off to dreamland for a bit.



posted on Sep, 18 2011 @ 11:02 PM
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You translated all of that?



Next time, try googling the source. You can download a pdf of the official transcript - in English - from here: en.crms-jpn.com...





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