Category Archives: Lorraine Sonoda

  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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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.