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jeeplover

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i had this translated 8 years ago is there any new info on them or something they missed
For Mr.Hoshino Saburo (星野三郎), on his departure to Philippine (渡比). 8 Jan 1944.

Presenter was not clearly shown. Each person gave their age under their signature.
Near the face a message reads;
荒熊さん元気で頑張ってきて下さい。

荒熊さん (arakuma-san) means 'Mr. harsh bear'. 元気で頑張ってきて下さい is roughly 'May you be fine and hang in there'. I suppose he was a little rugged and the face was Hoshino's portrait.
 

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荒熊さん (arakuma-san) means 'Mr. harsh bear'.
Normally one would just say it means Mr (or Ms.) Arakuma. Just like if you met somebody named Mr Goldstein you wouldn’t extrapolate it to say it means Mr Gold Stone. It’s just a name. Yes there are underlying root meanings like most names but it’s just a name.
 
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