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Judy Hisako Terao Uyema

My middle name, Hisako, is based on my fraternal grandfather's name, Hisayo who lived in Hiroshima. My cousin, Dennis Shoei Terao is also based on the Hisayo kanji. It depends on how you read the kanji. It may be read as Sho, Hisa, or Nao.

My maiden last name, Terao, means "behind the temple" and ironically, my uncle and father were Buddhist ministers.

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Judy Hisako Terao Uyema
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Photo taken and name story provided on September 28, 2014 at the Orange County Buddhist Church as a part of Discover Nikkei’s workshop warm-up excercise in conjunction with the Nikkei ... More »

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