Oizumi-machi is my hometown (Japanese)

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(Japanese) Oizumi-machi might be the one place that I feel most strongly as my hometown. At least now. I did live in Brazil until age ten, but it was too, uh, my memory is, like, the time I spent there was too short. Since Oizumi-machi is where I lived from age ten to nearly age 20, until I entered college, many of my friends live in this area. And now most of my relatives, too, they have moved here, so Oizumi-machi is the place where I feel like "that's my hometown."

Date: October 18, 2016
Location: Gunma, Japan
Interviewer: Shigeru Kojima
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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