1. Upside Down Jar

    September 13, 2014 by Admin

    By Lorraine Sonoda Is this jar from Tule Lake, my birth place? Chenille flowers with smallest seashells. Mom, newlywed when …
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  2. Nine Bullets in the Back

    September 13, 2014 by Admin

    By Toru Saito It’s late. It’s past midnight. Out of the pitch black, a heavy, star-laden sky presses down on …
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  3. The Wound

    September 13, 2014 by Admin

    By Barbara Horiuchi As a child, I was an awful snoop. While family, friends, and relatives sat around the kitchen table …
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  4. Scraps and Fragmments, Photos and Notes

    September 13, 2014 by Admin

    By Jean Shiraki Gize I sat with my husband John in Dad’s dusty, dank garage, a forgotten space filled with …
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  5. From Our Side of the Fence

    December 6, 2012 by Admin

    By Brian Komei Dempster The video was produced for the presentation of the Nisei Voices Award for “From Our Side …
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  6. My Dog Teny

    December 6, 2012 by Admin

    “My Dog Teny” is a reading by author Wayne Osaki and his granddaughter Mika, with illustrations by Felicia Hoshino.

  7. 1941-1942: A Diary of Memories, New Reflections on the Past

    October 26, 2012 by Admin

    By Art Okuno Author’s Note: This piece is based on excerpts from my wartime diary and new material that I added …
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  8. Furosato: My Old Wyoming Home

    October 26, 2012 by Admin

    By Margie Oyama “Why can’t you just forget about it and move on?” In the early 1970s this is the …
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In the aftermath of World War II, more than 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry – roughly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – were released from forced imprisonment in U.S. concentration camps. But released to return where, after being taken from their homes along the West Coast? When they were finally allowed to leave the internment camps, they faced a new challenge: How do you resume a life so interrupted.