Michael wasn’t a fan of raw fish.
But as the best man droned on, he feared the emptiness in his stomach was about to become audible.
He took a delicate roll, smeared it with the mashed avocado and popped it in his mouth.
The excruciating heat hit just as the best man called on the father of the bride.
His Japanese in-laws would never forget the extraordinary depth of the emotion he displayed on the day of his daughter’s wedding.