Percussionist Kumi Masunaga was kidnapped as a child, found freedom on Lamma Island and believes in the benefits of drumming

//Percussionist Kumi Masunaga was kidnapped as a child, found freedom on Lamma Island and believes in the benefits of drumming

Percussionist Kumi Masunaga was kidnapped as a child, found freedom on Lamma Island and believes in the benefits of drumming

Spirited away: I was born in Warabi city, in Saitama prefecture, Japan, in 1964. My parents divorced when I was six and my little brother was three. In those days, getting divorced was quite shocking and we moved with my mum to her parents’ place. One day, my dad tried to kidnap my brother. He didn’t manage to get him because my grandmother was protecting him, so he took me. Later, my mother decided it was better that at least us siblings weren’t separated, so she brought my brother to him…

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