中村三郎 Saburo Nakamura

中村三郎は1876年に大蔵省紙幣寮抄紙局初代局長の息子として生まれた後、福岡県の親戚の下で育てられました。

Saburo Nakamura, a son of the first head of Japan’s Mint Bureau was born in 1876, and he was raised by his relative in Fukuoka Prefecture.

幼少の頃から剣術や柔道を修行し、近所のイギリス人から英語を学んでおり、そのすべてに長けていました。

Since he was training his Samurai swordsmanship and Judo skills in his childhood and learning English from an English man in his neighborhood, he had become excellent at those.

帝国陸軍の軍事探偵に16歳でなって諜報活動のために満州に赴いき、生存者(生存率1割未満)として帰国した後は高等通訳官を務めました。

He became a military spy when he was 16 and went to Manchuria for espionage, and he came back to Japan as a survivor (less than 10% survival rate) and worked as a high translator.

そして、30歳のときに当時の一流の医者も有効な治療法を持っていなかった種類の肺結核を発病しました。

At the age of 30, he had a type of Tuberculosis which top medical doctors at the time had no effective cure.

医者の治療が功を奏しない中、読んで感銘を受けた新思想の本の著者に会いに渡米しますが、真面には取り合ってもらえませんでした。

While medical doctors treated him to no avail, he went to USA to see the author of the New Thought book which he read and got impressed by, but the author didn’t take him so seriously.