Bio: Renee Shadforth |

Bio: Renee Shadforth

Renee Shadforth is assistant editor of the Sierra Sun. From Oct. 8 to Nov. 8 she will be representing the Rotary Club of Truckee in Central Japan with Rotary’s Group Study Exchange program, along with Truckee acupuncturist Tracy Rudnicki and three others from the region. During the month, they will stay in homes with Japanese families, take cultural and vocational tours and learn about life in Japan. These are the thoughts and images from their travels.