Deaf woman teaches Japanese calligraphy at elementary school


Sasaki Kozue, 37, has opened calligraphy class in December, 2013 in Hokkaido. She went to Kushiro School for the Deaf for a  short time and later to a hearing school in Hokkaido, Japan's northern island,. 

She started learning calligraphy when she was the second grader. After graduating from high school she went to a calligraphy cultural college in Shiga Prefecture, part of western Japan, acquiring the seventh class in calligraphy.

Sasaki will teach about once a month at the calligraphy session by request of Tawarabashi Elementary School in Hokkaido (photo). She said, "I would like to teach children so that they enjoy calligraphy."


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