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2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance: The Changing Face of America

By Will Kaku The 2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance commemorates the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were American citizens.  The event will also recognize the … Continue reading

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Kodomo No Hi: JAMsj Celebrates the Beauty of Childhood

By Sarah Gabot Brightly dyed carp streamers  will soon be fluttering above houses in Japan and many Japanese American homes. Kodomo No Hi, otherwise known as Children’s Day, is a nationally observed holiday in Japan, traditionally celebrated on May 5. … Continue reading

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