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Shinjuku Station, Tokyo, Japan, 1986

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"Already at one with the well-ordered confusion of her city, a private-school commuter awaits her train at Shinjuku, Japan's largest station, transited by nearly three million people daily. Prosperity has arrived in a blur to a teeming city that still reflects images of its cultural traditions."

—From "Japan: Profile of Success," November 1986, National Geographic magazine

Photograph by David Alan Harvey

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