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Old 10-25-2017, 04:13 AM
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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I was reading an article in The Economist (10/7/17) regarding Japan's declining and aging population. In one city, Kitakyushu, saw its population shrink by 15,000 people in the 5 years until 2015. Some villages are so depopulated that locals have decorated them with mannequins to provide a semblance of activity.

Makes you wonder if this will happen in all the other low fertility countries around the world.

Myself I'd rather see real life-looking dogs, cats, horses or deer.

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