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05/17/2008

Governor Kada got divorced

Governor Kada said on May 13 that she had got divorced on May 12 with her husband who is a 59-year-old professor. Their marriage life lasted for 35 years.

Her message regarding the divorce to citizens of Shiga was also unveiled. "We made the decision because we would like to feel no remorse in our lives, now that the birds have all flown the coop," she says in the message. "I will devote myself to the future of Shiga and Lake Biwa."

Governor will keep using her surname Kada.

(Kyodo News, May 13, 2008)

*Yukiko Kada is the first female governor of Shiga and the fifth female governor in Japanese history.

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