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The famous and distinguished Rev. Jitsuo Morikawa came to visit Amache and visited with the Homma and Wada family. Before WWII, Rev. Morikawa served as the youth pastor at Moneta / Gardena and Terminal Island Baptist churches as well as several other Los Angeles area Baptist churches.

Rev. Morikawa served the American Baptist denomination at its Valley Forge, Pa., headquarters for 19 years, many of them as associate executive secretary. The Jitsuo Morikawa Evangelism Award is named after him.

mhomma — Last modified Jun 09 2017 8:55 p.m.

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