No use in having citizenship

Parents were willing to send her to medical school Differences in discrimination Getting good guidance Unable to work when the war broke out Traumatic experiences before camp Joining the hospital unit in Santa Anita Race Track Lost respect for the flag after incarceration No use in having citizenship Never married “Everybody went in like sheep”

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My father was studying for it, but I said what’s the use, you won’t get any other privileges - any different privileges - than what you have now. So he quit. I saw no reason to, even citizens were treated just the same as non-citizens so what’s the use of having a citizenship?

Date: March 31, 2005
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Gwenn M. Jensen
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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