Tsuneko Sasamoto has had a more interesting life than many of her peers. She was Japan’s very first female photojournalist, entering the industry in the twenties. Documenting pre and post-war Japan was no easy feat for a woman in her situation, as the entire industry was dominated by men. Through her work, she was able to pave the way for other female photojournalists in Japan over the years. Now, she’s 101 years old and just as spry and wise as ever. See more of her incredible story below.
**See more of her story in the video below.**