Yuta Ebikawa

Yuta Ebikawa just completed his junior year at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The 20-year-old native of Redwood Shores, California, who is studying Neuroscience, is a member of the UCLA Nikkei Student Union, serving on their Cultural Awareness/Community Service committee.

Updatead July 2012 

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43rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage/2012 Manzanar At Dusk: A Shin-Nisei Perspective

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Manzanar National Historic Site, the 43rd anniversary for the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, and the 25th anniversary of the UCLA Nikkei Student Union’s (UCLA NSU) participation in this event. We arrived at Manzanar early, like previous years, to have enough time to take a personal tour inside the Interpretive Center before the day program started at noon.

This year’s speakers were really passionate and moving, stressing the fact that the incarceration that happened about 70 years back did not just affect Japanese Americans, but people of all ethnic ...

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