People here are very keen on keeping their streets clean. And they do their part to make sure they are so. At my school, each morning shortly after the first period begins and the students have dissipated into their respective classrooms, many older men (wearing blue outfits) and women (wearing pink outfits) appear and begin to beautify the campus. And I mean mainly, collecting the fallen leaves. They use these brooms that look like that of witches—with long branches as the brush of the broom. It's funny to me because I saw similar individuals—older, probably retired—and dressed in the same cleaning attire, cleaning the Shinkansen at Tokyo Station before I boarded it. It's almost like there is a general cleaning staff for Japan. Strange how clothing can symbolize that. 

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