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What's behind a name: Alcibiades from Peru

(Mainichi)

"I'm Alcibiades (age 80). Alcibiades is a saint's name. We used to give a child the name of the saint of the day, based on a calendar of saints, when the child was born."

    (Japanese original by Taichi Yamamoto, Sao Paulo Bureau)

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