What is the secret concerning Naomi's mother in Obasan?

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The secret that concerns Naomi's mother revolves around her absence and why she never returned to Naomi.  For so long, it had been something that was never fully addressed or answered for Naomi, a silence that enabled her own mind to blame herself or victimize herself for her mother's absence.  This proves not to be the case.  Naomi's mother never returned for she...

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