Today, Alexander's fond memories of his NSF-sponsored visit are still very much alive. Indeed, about his life in the city of Fukuoka, where Kyushu University is located, he says: "A part of me feels most at home there. I love the experience I had in Japan." Alexander continues to study the Japanese language, he writes in Japanese to friends he made there, and he plans to make annual visits to the country he now considers a second home.
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