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Cleaners at work

n the lead-up to Kirihimete, my family made advent calendars for each other. The 15-year-old got a deck of cards or something card-related each day. Such things as fanning powder, which, if you haven’t heard of it, is a bit like talc. It can be used to absorb the oils that come off your hands and accumulate on cards as you use them.

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