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Pioneering Japanese-American novelist endured camps

Eighty years ago, on Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which led to about 112,000 people of Japanese ancestry living in the western United States being moved into internment camps. At the time, Toshio Mori, a U.S. citizen with Japanese parents, was an aspiring writer who had a contract to […]

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