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I am a human being and hope to be neither saint nor scoundrel. As one who has spent his life in wistful longing and searching, I die resigning in the hope that my life will serve as a human document.

– Ensign Heiichi Okabe, kamikaze pilot, 1944

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Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan is a Sydney researcher. He makes revolving bookcases from jarrah and is honorary research associate at the University of New England, Armidale,...

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