PHOTOGRAPH BY YASUYUKI O., NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT
On Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s islands, two red foxes share a moment. Foxes, or kitsune, are common in Japanese folklore, often displaying magical properties.
This is a long video but worth watching: Fred Rogers testifying before Congress in 1969 to appeal for PBS funding.
At the end, the hard-boiled senator in charge becomes a convert, now a part of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.