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SoftBank's Son stands up to anti-Korean bigotry in Japan

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son has long been discriminated against by Japanese because he is ethnically Korean.

SoftBank Group Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son (Photo by Hiromichi Matono)

     Even in his early childhood, he was attacked verbally and physically by Japanese classmates. In kindergarten, he was jeered at for being Korean. Once, another child cut his head open with a stone.

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