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Embracing the Future Released in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea: Publisher Yonhap News has released a Korean edition of Embracing the Future, a series of essays which first appeared in the The Japan Times, an English-language daily, between 2003 and 2008. In it, Mr. Ikeda seeks to renew faith in the boundless potential of human beings, particularly young people, to construct a future of peace despite the myriad challenges facing the world today. As with the original Japanese-English edition, the Korean version has been released as a single bilingual volume containing 15 English essays and their Hangul versions.

[Adapted from an article in the August 26, 2009, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]