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Published in TZ Latest News 15 September, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Bizarre Japanese "Respect Old People Day" Holiday Is Sign of The Times

Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog,

Today is a rather peculiar public holiday in Japan: “Respect Old People Day”.

And judging by the official demographics, an increasing proportion of the population should be revered today.

One in eight Japanese is aged 75 or older. People over 65 will reach 33 million, the largest ever, roughly 25.9% of the population.

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