WW2 Japanese Soldier's Son Gives Relief Money as Reparations

Kenji Hirakawa of Fukuoka last week sent 200,000 yen (around $2,000) in 'Yolanda' relief donation to the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, on behalf of his father, who was killed in the Philippines as a member of the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, reports Inquirer.net. “My father lies sleeping on a mountain somewhere in Luzon,” Hirakawa wrote in his letter to the embassy. “I am enclosing here 200,000 Japanese yen for all the troubles my father may have caused the Filipino people,” Hirakawa wrote.