Nikkei Family: Memories, Traditions, and Values

Share your favorite Nikkei family stories—legends and contemporary tales, ways in which your family has influenced who you are, and stories that allow us to understand your perspectives on what family is…and can be.
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We invite you to submit personal stories and essays that share your family stories.
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Articles accepted through September 30, 2015 at 6PM (PST).
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Visit 5dn.org/family for more information and submission guidelines.

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2 移民を授業する - 日系アメリカ人の記憶から学ぶ:  2 エド・イチヤマさん

日本の学校で使用する教材作成のために、ハワイ在住元442部隊のエド・イチヤマさんにインタビューをしました。真珠湾攻撃後、三兄弟が日米にわかれて従軍することになってしまった悲運を語ってくださりました。「戦争で何千もの若い兵士がこの世を去りました。何千もの母親たちや残された家族は凍りついたような感情を長くもち続けなければなりません」という言葉が強く印象に残っています。

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MaryUrashima (California, United States)

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