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Born in San Francisco, California

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February 5, 2010

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Ayako Tsurutani

Ayako Tsurutani Interview

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February 5, 2010

Santa Monica, California

Nisei female. Born May 6, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, and was married before World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, husband, an attorney, worked for the legal aid division, then served with the Office of Strategic Services. After leaving camp, resettled in Los Angeles.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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