Japan empress turns 78

Japan empress turns 78

London : United Kingdom | Oct 20, 2012 at 7:03 AM PDT
Source: The Courier-Mail
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Empress Michiko has celebrated her 78th birthday, expressing relief over Emperor Akihito's recovery from heart surgery and hoping to live with him "in peace" despite her own health concerns. Akihito underwent coronary bypass surgery in February, three months after he was hospitalised... FULL ARTICLE AT The Courier-Mail
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