Japanese Cannibal Remains Out Of Jail After Legal Loop Hole

Issei Sagawa was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Born prematurely, Sagawa endured many health issues throughout the early portions of his life. It led to him having a small stature upon entering organized education. In fact as an adult, Sagawa grew to being only 5-feet tall. He was often the smallest child in the classroom, and thus this contributed to Sagawa’s sense of extreme self-awareness. Sagawa described himself as “short and ugly.” As such, it led to an infatuation with tall, beautiful, Western women (such as Grace Kelly).

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