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By Newsfeed/BBC News Brasil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Renan Eiji Teruya, 27, is the first Brazilian to pass the Japanese Bar Association exam. He took the test in 2016, when there were 6,899 candidates, and was one of the 1,583 who passed. And on the first try. "I've never studied so hard in my life," he recalls, writes BBC News Brasil in its latest report.

There is an increase in Brazilian immigrants to Japan who are beginning to achieve positions inaccessible to their parents, almost three decades after starting their migration to the Asian country. Today . . .

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