By Shizuye Takashima
When Shizuye Takashima, "Shichan" as she was once referred to as, was once 11 years previous, her complete international replaced perpetually. As a Japanese-Canadian in 1941, she was once between millions of individuals pressured from their houses and despatched to reside in internment camps within the Canadian Rockies. even if none have been convicted of any crime, they have been thought of the enemy as the kingdom was once at warfare with Japan. during this precise tale of disappointment and pleasure, Shichan remembers her existence within the days top as much as her family's pressured circulation to the camp, her worry, anger, and frustration because the battle drags on, and the superb joys within the camp: a Kabuki play, vacation celebrations, and the ubiquitous fantastic thing about the stars.
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