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Meet Eitaro, Japan's Only Male Geisha, Who Is Doing It For His Mom

Yasha Wallin

Eitaro is a 26-year-old that comes from a family of geisha: his mother and grandmother both practiced the centuries-old Japanese tradition, in which women trained in the gei, or classical Japanese arts, host parties of men. Eitaro took over for his mother after she died of cancer, but how is he faring in an art primarily practiced by women?

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