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Help me get my stuff from Japan

$370 of $350 goal

Raised by 2 people in 48 months
Hi everyone. I'm "Ryulong".

Two years ago I began school in Okinawa and while I was there I experienced life in Japan as well as its culture. The video above is from a fireworks festival I went to one year in. While I was in Japan, I acquired several things to make me feel more at home in my tiny dorm but in late September 2014 I was no longer a student and had difficulty finding somewhere to stay, having money to eat, and finding a way back to the United States.

Before I left Okinawa, one of my friends helped me close my cellphone account, which cost a fair amount of money because I was cancelling my conctract. I also left with her all of my belongings that I could not fit in my luggage, including several things I had brought with me, several things I had bought while there, and a few gifts from friends and classmates. I was never able to send much to my family in the US while I was in Okinawa and I was lucky that my family found a way to get me a ticket back. I thought that when I returned to the US I would be able to find a job so I could pay her back and so she could start sending things, but it's been very difficult and she has told me that if I do not manage to pay her back before December she will throw my things out.

I would really like to have my belongings back but I haven't gotten a job yet so I need some help. I owe my friend approximately $200 for the cellphone bill and anything else I get will go towards covering the other shipping costs for what I left with my friend. Please help me get my stuff from Japan.
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I sent off the bulk of my repayment to my friend tonight. I hope I'll start getting my stuff back soon! :)
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Thank you everyone. This should cover all of my issues with my friend. I hope that I won't need this again in the future.
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$370 of $350 goal

Raised by 2 people in 48 months
Created November 19, 2014
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