A Lifestyle Using Both Japanese and Spanish (Japanese)

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(Japanese) My parents couldn't speak any Spanish at all, just enough to go to work and to employ people at work. Besides that, they only used Spanish when they went to the market to buy things. Plus, I didn’t go to a Japanese girl’s school - I graduated from a Japanese elementary school here, then I went into a Peruvian girl’s school. So, I don’t know which. Partway in both is probably the best place (laughs).

Date: April 18, 2007
Location: Lima, Peru
Interviewer: Ann Kaneko
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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