Misawa Photos

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MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Abe Terumasa (right) shows Tiarra Erby how to perform the next stitch in her kogin embroidery during Japan Day April 4, 2009. Kogin embroidery is a hand-stitching technique originating in Northern Japan to re-enforce fabric to withstand the cold, but has grown into an art form that still survives today. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse
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