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Hachi - A Dog's Tale 2009

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Life cannot be captured. Human heart cannot be captured. The moment of creation itself is fleeting.

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Hachi? Hachi? Oh, old thing! You're still waiting.

#e6f229db / read by VIVEK-96

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Ronnie, actually, Hachi found your grandfather.

#de7e113c / read by VIVEK-96

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Today, a bronze statue of Hachiko sits in his waiting spot outside the Shibuya railroad station.

#d943beab / read by VIVEK-96

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But if Hachiko wants to wait, then Hachiko should wait.

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But no matter how, Hachi was lost.

#d232588e / read by Sivakumar-51

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Everyone called Hachi a mystery dog because they never really knew where he came from.

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I'm a lot older than you but I tend to think that there's an element of music that cannot be captured.

#cf509910 / read by VIVEK-96

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Hachi, my friend, Parker is never coming home.

#c9960ae8 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Where did Grandpa find Hachi?

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It's been a while.

#bd1333cd / read by Sivakumar-51

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It's been a while.

#bd1333cd / read by VIVEK-96

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He would make a great guard dog for you.

#b6fa227e / read by Sivakumar-51

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If it's all right, could I wait with you for the next train?

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They taught me the meaning of loyalty.

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He's got hot dogs in there that are older than you.

#afb6c33b / read by Sivakumar-51

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I prefer cash.

#a8f17570 / read by Sivakumar-51

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When his master, Dr. Eisaburo Ueno, a professor at Tokyo University died in May, 1925, Hachi returned to the Shibuya train station the next day, and for the next nine years to wait.

#a7e1f4b9 / read by Varsha-55

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He was really brave to sail in such a tiny ship over a really big ocean.

#a7bd7e88 / read by Sivakumar-51

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But when I hear about him and Hachi, I feel like I know him.

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Hey. You know we love you, Hachi.

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Hachiko died died in March, 1934.

#87bf838e / read by Sivakumar-51

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Maybe Hachi escaped from a dog pound.

#8774c5a6 / read by VIVEK-96

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So even if Columbus got lost and wasn't the first to discover America, he's still my hero.

#7f11ce42 / read by Chethan-21

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We want you to stay here with us.

#7e36a202 / read by Sivakumar-51

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The real Hachiko was born in Odate Japan in 1923.

#7b725495 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Look, you don't have to wait anymore. He's not coming back.

#74c92074 / read by Sivakumar-51

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It's been a year, hasn't it?

#6fc435c0 / read by VIVEK-96

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It's ten years. Can you believe it?

#69ed6626 / read by Sivakumar-51

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If you have to go... that's okay too. Good-bye, Hachi.

#60c0c96b / read by Sivakumar-51

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I wake up sometimes in the middle of the night and think about Parker.

#59c44228 / read by VIVEK-96

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Hachiko was my grandfather Wilson's dog.

#4f1aca6c / read by Musaib-53

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A guard dog to guard the hot dogs? I don't think so.

#4c5681fc / read by Chethan-21

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You want to wait for him, don't you? Have a long life, Hachi.

#4b9b2237 / read by Sivakumar-51

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And that's why Hachi will forever be my hero.

#3d6ee01f / read by Sivakumar-51

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He was a good friend. I understand how you feel.

#2853f533 / read by VIVEK-96

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Or maybe he jumped out of somebody's car some place far away, like Florida or New Jersey.

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And because of him, we get Columbus Day off of school.

#16c88f9f / read by Sivakumar-51

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I never met my grandfather, he died when I was just a little baby.

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That you should never forget anyone that you loved.

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