Americans changing his opinion of the US

Studying in Japan before working in the US His father urged him to go to the US Americans changing his opinion of the US Returning to Japan after studying in New York Decision to remain in the US and become an American citizen The first garden he visited in the US Practicing in the US Developing international programs Describing the meaning of "Nikkei"

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I was asked to be guide to Mr. Halprin, Larry Halprin when he came to Kyoto. That’s a time when he really fascinated person. He invited me to come to America and then many good people, American people, changed my, you know, sense of American people. So, kind of naturally I went to American, American culture.

Date: August 10, 2016
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Sojin Kim, John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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