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Japanese and Muslims share pain of prejudice


    Amy Mizuno, right, and daughter Shanti hold up a souvenir bag from the Japanese American National Museum printed with the headline and part of the text from posters that appeared in 1942 notifying Japanese residents on the West Coast of their impending removal from their homes. ​The Mizunos spoke Oct. 6 at a Pacific Peace Forum at the Cathedral of St. Andrew about the internment of Amy’s father.

Amy H. Mizuno rapped on the table she leaned on for support, replicating the pounding she heard before FBI agents barged through the back door of her home in the middle of the night on Dec. 7, 1941 — only hours after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and ushered the U.S. into World War II. Read more

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