VIDEO: Hiroshi Arakawa, a young Japanese musician who came to Raleigh to learn English and bluegrass, plays in public for the first time during Beer & Banjos at The Raleigh Times Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, as Arakawa continues his recovery from a devastating Thanksgiving night car crash that killed his girlfriend and hospitalized him for 72 days. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
VIDEO: Hiroshi Arakawa, a young Japanese musician who came to Raleigh to learn English and bluegrass, plays in public for the first time during Beer & Banjos at The Raleigh Times Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, as Arakawa continues his recovery from a devastating Thanksgiving night car crash that killed his girlfriend and hospitalized him for 72 days. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
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After a tragic Raleigh accident, Hiroshi Arakawa aims to play bluegrass again

February 08, 2017 11:02 AM

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