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Japan, South Korea divided over ancient Buddhist statue

A court battle over a centuries-old Buddhist statue illustrates how Japan and South Korea are tussling over their shared cultural heritage and the artifacts that symbolize it.

NPR’s Anthony Kuhn reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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