Daily life in his childhood

Japanese school Daily life in his childhood Sugar-beets farm in Alberta Chose to go back to Japan Getting a job at the British Army camp in Hiroshima Redress Movement in Canada

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We always had to go back home and pick strawberries. Farming was more important than school, I think, in those days.

I*: Is that right? So what was your day like?

Oh, we went to school, and then when we come home, we go and pick strawberries 'til dark. And that's about it.

I: What about homework?

Yeah, we did some homework sometimes. [Laughs]

* "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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