A brother’s final loving act…

SymbolOfStrength 🇯🇵 #Japan

During World War II (1945), a Japanese boy stood in front of a funeral pyre and waited his turn to cremate his little dead brother.

The person who took the photograph said, in an interview, that the boy was biting his lips so hard to keep from crying that blood was dripping from the corner of his mouth.

It was then that the guard asked him for the body and said, “Give me the load you are carrying on your back.” And the boy answered: “He aint heavy, he is my brother”. He handed over the body, turned around and left….

In Japan, even today, this image is used as a symbol of strength.

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