Debito Arudou

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Debito Arudou
Debito Arudou in 2014
David Christopher Schofill

(1965-01-13) January 13, 1965 (age 55)
California, United States
Other namesDavid Christopher Aldwinckle, Sugawara Arudōdebito, Debito Beamer
Alma mater
Known forHuman rights activism

Debito Arudou was born 13 January 1965 as David Christopher Schofill.[1] He became a naturalized Japanese citizen in 2000. He lived in Japan until 2011, after which he emigrated to Hawaii, where he still lives. He is a social activist who tries to change the situation of non-Japanese people in Japan.[2] Opinions about him are mixed.[3]  

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  1. Arudou, Debito. "Holiday Tangent: My Schofill family roots include Cherokee and lots of American South skeletons". Retrieved 2011-09-07.
  2. Arudou, Debito (November 1, 2015). "Tackle embedded racism before it chokes Japan". The Japanese Times. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  3. "Arudo: Angelic Activist or Devilish Demonstrator?". Japanzine - online magazine in English. 1 December 2005. Retrieved 4 July 2009.

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