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After graduating from a Tokyo medical college Soma surprisingly opts for a job in a remote mountain village with a mostly elderly population, assisting the local doctor, Ito. Everything goes well until a serious medical problem arises: a widow in the village has stomach cancer, probably inoperable, and wants to conceal the fact from her adult daughter, who works in a medical centre in Tokyo. Ito finds it easy to keep her 'little secret' for her because he has one of his own.

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