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TOUGH STUFF: TRACI KATO-KIRIYAMA INTERVIEWED BY ANDREW MAUZEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 13

“Tension and difficulty make for an arduous yet fruitful path,” she says.  “Beauty can, of course, exist on its own without reaching for it through a layer of difficulty, but when tested or challenged to remain a part of a struggle or true to ourselves when it might be easier not to, what we find through that journey is in itself beautiful. And we become a part of that beauty. It is more than beauty seen, it is beauty lived.” ...

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