Mary Anne Castle

Visas for Life
August 1940Japanese Consul Chiune Sugiharadisregards government dictates, jeopardizes family issues visas, documents 6,000 Jewish people saved from sure deathAn ordinary manextraordinary courage, Japanese Consul to Romaniatouched by the experience of being alivewith its stunning pain and horror,recognizes a metaphysical truththat he and the other are the same.

The Young Shakuhachi Master in America
Restrained moments of beautyLike nightfallPure soundPenetrates deep

Mary Ann Castle was trained as a social anthropologist. For many years, she has worked to advance the health and social equity of disadvantaged and marginalized people in the U.S., Africa and India.