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"Moral values are very important in Japanese society," Torao Endo, said through an interpreter. Endo is principal of the Japanese School of New York, which instructs children of Japanese families stationed in the United States for extended periods.
"Who is to say who is a New Yorker? New York is truly an international city," [Theodore Cardell] said, when asked if the school has adapted to its surroundings. Indeed, it would be hard to distinguish Tokyo residents from New Yorkers during lunch period, when peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are popular.
Photos by Tom Kitts - 1) Principal Torao Endo, center, talks with teacher Theodore Cardell during a class change. 2) Photos by Tom Kitts - Students at the Japanese School of New York head for the playground during their lunch hour.