Category Archives: Mary Ann Furuichi

  1. To Topaz and Back

    October 14, 2012 by Admin

    By Mary Ann Furuichi Eucalyptus Grove When incarceration and Tanforan Detention Center are mentioned even to this day, I imagine …
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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.