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Japan lonely deaths

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A family of three died and it took months to discover them in Japan.
Japan lonely deaths

Homeless men sit to receive sunshine along a pedestrian walkway in central Tokyo on November 30, 2010. Unemployment, an aging population and reluctance to ask for welfare assistance might be contributing to a rise in "lonely deaths" in Japan, which has one of the highest standards of living in the world.

TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA