One Time, One Thing: Letters from Japan
By Deborah Bryan
Published: February 19, 2011.
"As I purchased my shinkansen (bullet train) ticket, I used a combination of English, Japanese and mime to ask the clerk, 'Doesn't this song drive you nuts?!'"
One week after graduating from law school, Deborah Bryan ditched studying for the Bar exam in favor of teaching English in Japan. In her group letters back home, collected here, she captures her utter lack of regret for having done so.