Mark Bookman Obituary, Mark Bookman sadly passed away

Mark Bookman Death, Obituary – Mark Ross Bookman, a historian, and activist, unexpectedly and unexpectedly quickly passed away at his home in Tokyo on December 16, 2022. His death was unexpected and stunning in its abruptness. As a result of his passing, there will be a big hole left in the academic field of Japanese studies as well as the field of disability activism among activists and activists.

On April 20, 1991, in the city of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Mark was born sixteen weeks earlier than his expected date of delivery. He was given a diagnosis with a rare neurological condition when he was eight years old, and he received a heart transplant when he was ten years old. Because of the immunosuppressant medication, he had to take throughout his infanthood, he developed the ability to socially isolate himself at an early age.

In his dissertation, he stated that because of this encounter, he has maintained an interest in Japan throughout his life. Mark, who had a good time watching Full Metal Alchemist and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, made use of a Japan-United States Youth Exchange Scholarship to attend Waseda University during the summer of 2008 and spent a total of two months studying there.

In the year 2012, he went back to Japan in order to take part in a program that was being held at Sophia University and was organized by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) (CIEE). At this point, Mark was already utilizing a wheelchair, and the firsthand experience that he had with accessibility issues in both public and private areas in Japan and the United States was the spark that ignited a lifelong campaign for universal design and accessibility. Mark continues to advocate for universal design and accessibility.