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The Mercury News interviews "The Little Exile" author Jeanette Arakawa

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 21, 2017

In this Mercury News article, Jeanette Arakawa, author of The Little Exile, talks about her childhood experiences: being stigmatized after Pearl Harbor, the subsequent loss of her family's home and business, her time inside a Japanese American internment camp during WWII, and the impact this experience had on the rest of her life.

Check out this eye-opening article here, including a video of Arakawa reading a passage from her book: http://ow.ly/STcC30dOYJK

 


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