A Life of Healing and Serving New International President Dr. Jistsuhiro Yamada of Japan is a neurosurgeon, hospital director and a longtime Lion. He’s shown volunteering in Japan at a senior citizens’ home, planting trees and working as a doctor. (Story on page 20.) Uncowed Tomakomai Chuo Lions in Japan have treated schoolchildren with special needs to a trip to Heidi Farm in Naganuma since 1986. The farm’s founder and president, Kanji Kanagawa, is a member of the Hayakita Lions Club. Lions accompany the children to the farm. “Feeding and petting animals works like magic to the soul—for adults and children alike,” according to a story in the Japan LION. Japan is a bastion of Lions with 124,200 members in 3,156 clubs.
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