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What's in a Name

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Carol Miyahira

Carol – My dad wanted to name me Pearl or Matilda.  Thank goodness my mom was more conscious of names.  She named me Carol after her best friend.

Miyako – I always battled weight.  I can remember always being on a diet.  One day I asked my mom what my middle name meant and she said mountain.  That’s when I realized why I was always big, as big as a mountain. Every since then, I hated my middle name. 

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Girl Kokeshi
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