Shig Yabu: An American Tale

Shig Yabu: An American Tale

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On March 13th, 1854, the Convention of Kanagawa was signed, kickstarting US-Japanese trade relations on tenuous circumstances. Many Japanese would eventually immigrate and become citizens of the United States. Japanese-Americans, like most immigrants, have faced discrimination in many ways; but none so awful as the internment camps during WWII. On December 8th, 1942, one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Camarillo resident, Shigeru (Shig) Yabu, at the age of 9, came home from school to ... See More

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