In this episode, we speak with Maria Moriyama whose daughter was abducted by her paternal grandmother in Japan. Maria summarizes her story in Japanese at the beginning of the podcast and then goes onto sharing it in more detail in English.
A Swedish citizen, Maria spent over a decade married to her Japanese husband. The two had four children together. However, as the marriage dissolved Maria’s oldest daughter was abducted – by her grandmother. Today, her daughter remains with the grandmother in Japan with no access to education, quality healthcare and to her mother, two of her siblings, other family or friends.
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