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Twenty Years Since the Subway Sarin Attack, Part 3
Part three of the story of the subway sarin attack. The writer adopts an editorial tone, reflecting on why young people could have been attracted to such a cult and wonders whether Japanese society has made the necessary changes to prevent a similar attack in the future.
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Up until this point in the series, the writing has been mostly factual. In the final installment, the writer stops to reflect and ask questions, some of which do not have easy answers.

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