Her eagerness as a child to emulate her older sister and learn to ice skate

Her eagerness as a child to emulate her older sister and learn to ice skate Grandparent's unspoken past Support from the Japanese American community

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Well my older sister actually started skating, and my mom took her -- she was about six, and I was four at the time. Of course, my older sister was doing it so I wanted to do it too. My mom said 'You're too young, wait 'til you're six, and when you learn how to read and you're in first grade, then I'll take you.' So as soon as I turned six, I went 'Okay, I'm ready to go skating now!'

Date: January 16, 2000
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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