As mentioned before, I work at a local Japanese elementary school teaching English. Well, the other day after lunch, the kids started cleaning up the school. As I told you before, there are no janitors in a Japanese school. Instead, the kids are responsible for maintaining their environment.
So, I took a few pictures of the kiddos cleaning up. They were even on their hands and knees "mopping" the floor with rags. You would NEVER see that happen in an American school. Heaven forbid if American children were on their hands and knees cleaning! I'm sure someone would call that child abuse. But, in Japan, it is expected, so the kids happily oblige.
Man, I love this country!--