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Yes, we went to Japanese school every Saturday morning, about three, four hours Saturday morning.

I*: And what was that like, Japanese school? Who taught these classes?

Mr. and Mrs. Kudo taught Japanese. I think we just went there just to have fun, because we were told, the parents told us to go, so we just went. I don't think we learned very much.

I: What did you do when you were there?

Learned Japanese writing and speaking Japanese.

I: Yeah, that's what you were supposed to do, but what did you really do when you went? [Laughs]

[Laughs] Just to have fun.

* "I" indicates an interviewer (Mary Ito).

Date: March 23, 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Interviewer: Mary Ito
Contributed by: Sedai, the Japanese Canadian Legacy Project, Japanese Canadian Cultural Center

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