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Oddly Enough

Brazil's 'last Samurai' seeks to keep tradition alive

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From the outside, the modest home of 61-year-old Edson Suemitsu looks little different from others in this middle-class neighborhood of Curitiba, a sleepy city in southern Brazil. But entering his garden through a red Japanese gate, into the garage, you’ll find Suemitsu hunched over a grindstone or workbench, working on one of the hundreds of katana swords.

Oddly Enough

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