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Empress emerita Michiko turns 85; celebrations shelved over typhoon

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She is retired, after 85 years of celebrations sure she doesn't give a hoot. Typhoon or not. Give her a break.

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At my age, I delight in birthdays except for my own - I just want to be left alone. I'm guessing Michiko-sama has similar feelings. A happy birthday, and best wishes for many more ahead.

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That's great and many congratulations for the birthday, but I have one question. Who pays for the celebration and from where does this money come from?

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Tax, would like to know when any of them actually paid tax or paid for anything, do they have a wallet? For them money falls from the sky? As their ancestors did.

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Congratulation with 85 year birthday of Her Majesty Empress Emerita Michiko

She is very Nice Empess

I meet the Empress emerita in Londen.

So happy that she retired now.

> > Rosiati

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Now - THAT is an expression of empathy by Empress Emeritus Michiko.

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It is going to take this degree of 'sacrifice' for the new Emperor and Empress to win the hearts of the populace and demonstrate they 'get' the exigencies of the people.

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Happy Birthday Empress Michiko.

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Happy super birthday to U. I wish U very well.

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