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Review: Big Hero 6

My first review is an animated Disney superhero movie – who’s surprised?

If you haven’t seen this one yet, you should. It’s still in theaters, and it’s great. 371 more words

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“WOW!......I want to know more...”

“WOW!……I want to know more…” This was what I find myself saying over and over again each time Kimiko and I discuss this project. I am Shannon Fortune, a member of the crew and I am contributing to this blog to share a little about my experience.  438 more words

Share your story with us!

This is a clip of my cousin Jeff retelling what my grandparents had told him about camp life.  Notice how different their perspectives were even though they lived through it together.   184 more words

A Busy Start to November!

The Center started November off with a series of fun events for families and art lovers. On November 2nd, as part of the downtown-wide First Sundays program and in conjunction with the Dia de los Muertos festivities at White Park, the Center hosted more than 240 kids and adults in a mask-making party. 334 more words

Reunion of WWII veterans in Las Vegas

In October we were able to attend the Friends and Family of Nisei Veterans annual reunion of veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team/100th Battalion and the Military Intelligence Service.   35 more words

Visiting Topaz and Manzanar Relocation Camps

This summer I visited Topaz, Utah where my family was incarcerated and Manzanar, California probably one of the most famous of the 10 camps.  Initially the camps were built from the same basic design by the War Relocation Authority, but each camp took on a look and identity of its own.   95 more words