As a child, Miyuki Hoshino, now 92, thought about quitting school because her family was so poor. It was wartime Japan, after all.
Yet, Hoshino completed her education and went on to carve out a career as a teacher at elementary and junior high schools here.
She came to realize that education was the path to a brighter future, no matter where a child might grow up.
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