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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.



I have a Japanese student who showed me is laptop. It weighed less than 3lbs and had a battery life of 6+ hours.

I carried my He looked at me and said, “Smaller is best.”

The Japanese have a love affair with technology and they love small, smaller and smallest. At some point, I can’t even find the screen much less read what is on it…but anyway.

Earlier this year, Japan’s Stock exchanged was forced to shut down and part of that reason was the strain placed on it by investors placing orders with their cell-phones.

In November of last year the value of trades made via mobile phones by Japan’s three largest (in this case bigger is best) brokers Matsui Securities, E*Trade Securities and MONEX/

hit 1 Trillion Yen (That’s a T, not B or M)…up over 90% over the year before.

Because of the high per-minute cost of regular phone lines, many Japanese are discouraged from accessing the Internet at home and opt rather sign-up for Web-enabled cell phones instead.

Do you want to sell something to the Japanese by Internet?

Call them!

Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.

Bill Belew

Daddy and Christian.

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