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7:00 pm

From a Silk Cocoon: A Japanese American Story

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Labeled as “disloyal” and deemed “enemy aliens dangerous to public peace and safety of the United States,” Dr. Satsuki Ina’s American-born parents struggled to prove their innocence and fight deportation while held in separate American concentration camps during World War II. Dr. Ina will share excerpts from her parents’ letters, diaries, and haiku poetry to […]

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