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"Third Generation" Japanese Novelists

I thought the 1993 book by Van C. Gessel, now a professor of Japanese Studies at Bringham Young University, about Three Modern Novelists: Soseki, Tanizaki, Kawabata… 430 more words

Stephen O. Murray

Car Shows: August 2016 Edition

‘Tis the season of my favorites… cars.


Adrenaline rushes. My heart races. My mind goes crazy.

Put me in a lot filled with cars, and I will have the time of my life… 770 more words


Big Bad Termites

The 55 foot Yagura tower was once made out of wood but termites saw to the end of that.

Just like the three little pigs, it came back stronger, not in wood, but in steel. 49 more words

Japanese American

An Open Letter to Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg


I am writing in the hopes that you might correct a grievous oversight in Hollywood: the lack of recognition of the contributions of Japanese Americans during and after the Second World War. 425 more words


Update #16 - July 2016! -Plus: REUNION news!

Fresno Sectional YPCCs: Group photos from 1935, 1937, 1947 and 1949! If you’re from the Central Valley, you might find your parents and their friends… All photos courtesy of Stephanie Sumi at the UJCC. 634 more words

Lake Sequoia Retreat

Never forget... Manzanar

One Camp, Ten Thousand Lives. One Camp, Ten Thousand stories.

Manzanar is nestled at the base of a mountain, a mountain still decorated with snow caps. 177 more words


Digital exhibit chronicles lives of WWII Nisei soldiers, including Inouye

A new online exhibit puts the spotlight on Nisei soldiers who fought during World War II.

The exhibit, which launched Thursday, tells the life stories of 12 soldiers, including late Hawaii Sen. 459 more words