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Santo Market Owners: Earl Santo - Part 1

Emiko Tsuchida

Any visit to the quaint neighborhood of San Jose’s Japantown often necessitates that you visit at least one of three institutions: the manju shop Shuei-Do, family favorite restaurant Gombei, and Santo Market. Serving the community since 1946, Santo Market is a haven of fresh poke, Asian produce and meats ...

Lawson Sakai - Part 4

Emiko Tsuchida

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Lawson Sakai - Part 3

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Lawson Sakai - Part 2

Emiko Tsuchida

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Lawson Sakai — Part 1

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Kazuki Hirose - Part 2

Emiko Tsuchida

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Kazuki Hirose - Part 1

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Aiko Ebihara

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Lillian Ogata-Bonner

Emiko Tsuchida

Lillian and I met serendipitously coming home from the 2018 Manzanar pilgrimage where, on a long, three and a half hour bus ride from the Owens Valley to Los Angeles, the organizing committee welcomed camp survivors to share their story with the group. Lillian was the first one to volunteer ...

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Jack and Grace Fujimoto - Part 2

Emiko Tsuchida

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I am Yonsei, currently based in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles. I created Tessaku to honor and preserve the experiences, wisdom, and memories of our Japanese American elders who lived through WWII.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns
  • taiko

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