Having nowhere to go postwar

Memories of the ship heading to the U.S. Thunder in Crystal City Kids activities in Crystal City Having a house at camp Having nowhere to go postwar Feeling of foreigness Working as a typist in the army Art helped him to feel less foreign in school First Boy Scouts troop in San Francisco Trip to Japan as a Boy Scout Playing basketball in the army Painting murals and signs in the army

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The Peruvian government didn't want us, because I think the Japanese community was doing better than the government of Peru. They were ashamed, I guess, I don't know, but they took everything that my father worked for in his life, the government took all that, Peruvian government. I mean, to take everything away from you and then say, "Go home," I feel sorry for my parents, that's all.

Fecha: September 20, 2019
Zona: California, US
Interviewer: Tom Ikeda and Yoko Nishimura
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum and Denshō: The Japanese American Legacy Project.

japanese peruvian peru World War II

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