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Nikkei Names: Writing Workshop in Los Angeles

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Sakura Kato

Because I was born in Japan, my parents chose to give me a Japanese name. Having immigrated to California right before kindergarten, I grew up in Orange County always wondering why I didn't have a middle name like my friends. 

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Photo taken and name story provided on June 28, 2014 at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy as a part of Discover Nikkei’s workshop warm-up excercise in conjunction with the More »


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