|Born||David Christopher Schofill
January 13, 1965
|Known for||Human Rights Activism|
Debito Arudou was born 13 January 1965 as David Christopher Schofill (though changed to "David Christopher Aldwinckle" when his stepfather adopted him shortly after). He moved to Japan where he still lives, and became a naturalized Japanese citizen in 2000. He is a social activist who tries to change the situation of non-Japanese people in Japan. Opinions about him are mixed.
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- Arudou, Debito. "Holiday Tangent: My Schofill family roots include Cherokee and lots of American South skeletons". Debito.org. http://www.debito.org/?p=6847. Retrieved 2011-09-07.