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Wisteria Vigilante Comes Clean, Apologizes

Well, folks, we have an update on the wisteria cutting incident at Maizuru Park in Fukuoka City. A man, apparently trying to be some sort of hero, has stepped up, admitted to the deed, and apologized to the park management office.

So, back on April 7th, Maizuru Park in Fukuoka City found itself at the center of a minor scandal when several wisteria branches were discovered cut right during their prime bloom. The city officials report that on the 11th, a man, who claims he learned about the incident from the news, called the park management office to apologize and confess that he had cut the branches.

The man explained that he had this brilliant idea of using a saw to cut the vines entangled in the wisteria, thinking it would help the tree by preventing it from weakening. But he accidentally cut the branches as well. Good intentions, bad execution? Based on his detailed story, the management office concluded he was indeed the guy who did it and warned him to consult them before deciding to “help” in the future. The park officials have decided not to file a damage report, opting instead to amp up patrols within the park. Source: KBC

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Published: Apr 18, 2023 / Last Updated: Apr 18, 2023

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