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Japan's best friend

Richard Gere with Yuko Hunt at the Japan Society of Boston dinner. Richard Gere with Yuko Hunt at the Japan Society of Boston dinner. (Dominic miguel costa)
By Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
May 30, 2008

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UMass grad Richard Gere was the man of the hour at the Japan Society of Boston's annual dinner the other night. The actor, whose new film "Hachiko: A Dog's Story" is based on the true tale of Japan's most famous canine, spoke at length about his love of all things Eastern, including religion. We're told that Gere, a Buddhist who's ... (Full article: 1270 words)

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