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Mya Sánchez Penedo


Mya Sánchez Penedo is a Peruvian communicator with a major in journalism. In 2022, it obtained second place in the Reduction of Inequalities category of the first Responsible Journalism Contest. She has worked as a gender journalist in the independent media La Antígona. Currently, he is a Press Assistant at the Peruvian-Japanese Association.


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Nikkei Chronicles #11—Itadakimasu 3! Nikkei Food, Family, and Community
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Oct. 10, 2022 • Mya Sánchez Penedo

Daniel Shimidzu was three years old when he arrived in Peru from Japan. Like many other dekasegi, his family had decided to travel to the country of their ancestors to work, and it was in those lands where the fourth generation Nikkei was born, grew up and had his first encounters with Japanese food. In his most pleasant memories, flavors appear such as the onigiri that his grandfather prepared before going out for a walk, or the stew similar to …

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