Author Ototake to start job as full-time teacher - Mainichi Daily News:
"Hirotada Ototake, a sports writer born with no arms and legs who gained fame with his bestselling memoir 'No One's Perfect,' is set to become a full-time elementary school teacher, it has been learned.
Ototake, 30, is due to begin teaching at an elementary school in Tokyo's Suginami-ku in April. He has been working as a part-time worker for the Shinjuku Ward Government, but his job from April will be full-time...
On Feb. 16 this year, the 30-year-old acquired his teaching license. He said he wanted to use his role as a teacher to help children.
"I want to accept the differences between each person, and work to make people become aware of their good qualities," he said."