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September 16, 2013 Tokyo, Japan Suicide has long played a bizarre role in Japanese culture. In feudal Japan, for example, dishonored samurai would often commit seppuku, a suicide ritual that involved ceremonial disembowelment. It was torturous pain lasting for hours. In World War II, the Japanese military churned out suicide attackers known as the kamikaze that routinely antagonized allied warships in the Pacific. And of course, citizens in Hiroshima and Nagasaki simply... Read More