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Roy came when I went to school and the teacher, hard so she says, Go by Roy. But I mean, I didn't know how come, but Hiroshi means Hiroi so I explain to other people, Hiroi, or Roy is better and they could remember a common name.

Date: December 17 & 18, 2003
Location: Washington, US
Interviewer: Alice Ito, Tom Ikeda
Contributed by: Denshō: The Japanese American Legacy Project.

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