Unaware that his master had passed away, the faithful Akita breed dog waited daily for 10 years outside of Tokyo’s Shibuya rail station until his own death. After newspapers picked up the story, the dog became a celebrity and a memorial statue was erected, which soon became one of Tokyo’s best known rendezvous points. Some hapless people seem to be waiting there almost as long as the dog did.
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