'Fairy Tale' Keeps Japanese Royals Up at Night

When Masako Owada, a vivacious up-and-coming foreign diplomat, married Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan in 1993, the country watched in fascination. The new royal couple carried an international twist: The bride was educated at both Harvard and Oxford, the crown prince had also spent time at Oxford. He wooed the bride with the famous line, "Masako-san, I will protect you for my entire life." The nation tuned in to watch the wedding procession fit for a modern fairy tale and the hearts of...Full Story
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