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Sent Away and Coming Home

OMCA has opened a new Sent Away bay, giving the visitor a more visceral experience of the Japanese-American Internment. It has replaced the old bay which exposed the experience at Tanforan detention facility—euphemistically called Tanforan Assembly Center, and formerly the Tanforan horse racing track—where Japanese-American families were detained during WWII. 1,527 more words

Courage

Young Love and Scars from the Past are Revealed in Ford's Debut Novel

Seattle’s Panama Hotel is in the midst of being restored when its new owner discovers a basement filled with belongings of Japanese American families who were incarcerated during World War II. 504 more words

Lauren's Reviews

LA Times Festival of Books Post-mortem 2016

Another LA Times Festival of Books has come and gone. It seemed a little less crowded this year, doubtless because of the (slight) rain and the impending threat of more significant rain. 247 more words

Lost & Found

Watch our latest short, “Lost & Found”, which tells the story of 2 boys separated by the incarceration and reunited 70 years later.

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Miyo Maude Senzaki

Digging through old documents, my mom stumbled across my grandmother’s original testimony for the redress of the Japanese American internment of 1942, during which Japanese-American citizens were violated of their rights, discriminated against, and forced into internment camps. 1,140 more words

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