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"Living Treasures" of New York - Frank Taira (1913-2010)

The New York City arts community is one of the most renowned in the world. Yet amidst the richness of cultures, activities, art institutions, landmarks, and the hustle and bustle of life in The Big Apple, are “Living Treasures of New York” – Nikkei senior citizens over the age of ...

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AaronCK (Connecticut, United States)

AaronCK is a Sansei from Santa Rosa, CA who recently joined our Nima-Kai and has been sharing a funny and entertaining “origami” cartoon series called “The Real Lives of Origami Figures.”

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