Thursday, January 15, 2015
Title links have disappeared again. Oy. Regardless, this is a tale of getting back on your feet and trying new things no matter what, as well as the importance of community.
While Momofuku Ando was in military prison camp the first time, a fellow prisoner, who Ando befriended, was released. Ando asked him to contact another friend – a lieutenant in the Japanese Army – who eventually arranged for Ando’s release. If it wasn’t for those two friends, Ando would have likely died in prison.