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Frazier Pollard, son of Tech. Sgt. Angela Banks, 18th Mission Support Squadron, checks out his "mangekyoo" — a kaleidoscope decorated with Japanese paper called "washi" — during washi class Aug. 8 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour washi class was the third in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Frazier Pollard, son of Tech. Sgt. Angela Banks, 18th Mission Support Squadron, checks out his "mangekyoo" — a kaleidoscope decorated with Japanese paper called "washi" — during washi class Aug. 8 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour washi class was the third in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Shelby Witschen (right), daughter of Charles Witschen, Airman and Family Readiness Center community readiness consultant, works on her "mangekyoo" — a kaleidoscope decorated with Japanese paper called "washi" — as Sayaka Tanahara looks on during washi class Aug. 8 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour washi class was the third in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Shelby Witschen (right), daughter of Charles Witschen, Airman and Family Readiness Center community readiness consultant, works on her "mangekyoo" — a kaleidoscope decorated with Japanese paper called "washi" — as Sayaka Tanahara looks on during washi class Aug. 8 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour washi class was the third in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, demonstrates various calligraphy brush techniques for Kadena teens Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, demonstrates various calligraphy brush techniques for Kadena teens Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, demonstrates various calligraphy brush techniques for Kadena teens Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, demonstrates various calligraphy brush techniques for Kadena teens Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, shows Riley Witschen, daughter of Teresa Witschen, 18th Services Squadron youth center manager, how to perfect her calligraphy brush techniques Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Kunii Takezaki, Japanese calligraphy master, shows Riley Witschen, daughter of Teresa Witschen, 18th Services Squadron youth center manager, how to perfect her calligraphy brush techniques Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The two-hour calligraphy class was the fifth in a series of free cultural classes designed to expose teens to various elements of Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Jacque Entwistle (right) compares her calligraphy work with a template as friend Jazmine Lucas looks on during Japanese calligraphy class Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

Jacque Entwistle (right) compares her calligraphy work with a template as friend Jazmine Lucas looks on during Japanese calligraphy class Aug. 10 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The cultural class series was an activity idea resulting from the teen town hall meeting in June. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)