In 2006, Chris Gulbraa rode his bike from his home, where he lived with his mother and his brother in Kasugai, Japan. The 15-year-old was going to the airport and he had no intention of ever returning. Interview is also linked in the posting of original source to listen to.
In Japan, a Khabarovsk resident Karina Kakhiani fights for the opportunity to see her son regularly. The day before, she spent a day, demonstrating at