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School closures: Parents stressed but some find opportunities

Tokyoites cope by working less, leaning on grandparents and exercising together

Japan's school closures and work-at-home edicts are creating some uncomfortable moments but are also giving parents an opportunity to show their kids what they do at the office.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Double-income families raising children in Tokyo are under growing pressure to cope now that Japan's school closure request is expected to be extended due to the worsening coronavirus outbreak.

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