Japanese Fact #17
Here's Steph, the artist formerly known as El Diablo, posing as a real firefighter for the day. Her small town chose her to be a volunteer firefighter and pass out certificates of appreciation to little kids in the crowd. I tagged along for emotional support (read: I sat in the audience laughing and teasing her the whole way through. What are friends for?!). But hey, at least we got to ride in the crane of a firetruck.