"Live confidently, telling others what you want to do now straightforwardly and getting their help if you have anything you can't do."

Sghigeru Endo



"Because you can't do anything on your own, can you?" says Shigeru Endo. The childcare school teacher with disabilities due to cerebral palsy from childhood, requiring care for 24 hours, quit the job. While entrusting his body to young people who have no caregiving experience, he listens to them, comparing his room to “a school.” In a documentary film, "Entoko" (1999) directed by Shinichi Ise.


"July 6  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"