Category Archives: Sumiko Higaki

  1. Everything Gone

    October 14, 2012 by Admin

    By Sumiko Higaki Everything the folks had worked so long and hard for would be gone: all our possessions, our …
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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.