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Bill Shishima

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Maryknoll School

Teacher Brother Paul poses with his students at Maryknoll School. Bill Shishima, age 10, is standing second from the right.
At the time, the Maryknoll was a Catholic, predominantly Japanese school. Once a week, the school required students to take Japanese classes, but Bill's mother wanted him to learn English, so he ended up doing his English homework in the Japanese class instead.

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Maryknoll school 1940
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Teacher Brother Paul stands with his students, one of whom is Bill Shishima,age 10, standing second from the right. Bill Shishima attended Maryknoll school that was predominantly Japanese Catholic at … More »


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