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Japan's Youth Sports Leagues Hide Dark History of Abuse, Suicide

*Trigger Warning: This video discusses abuse, suicide, and bullying.* The practice of "taibatsu," or corporal punishment, has deep roots in Japan's education system, especially in its youth sports programs where abusive coaches often go unpunished. Tsubasa Araya was a star volleyball player. He was tall, respected by his friends, and...

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