Sue Palumbo ©Stars and StripesYokota Air Base, Japan, October, 1986: Wakasegawa, a sumo wrestler from Tokyo's Isegahama Stable, easily (and good-naturedly) weathers the onslaught of Kevin Greenwood, left, and two of his friends during a demonstration of the popular Japanese sport for students from Yokota's elementary and high schools. "The American children get so excited and seem to enjoy the demonstrations more than the Japanese children," said Wakasegawa, one of 22 wrestlers on hand for the cultural exchange.

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