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Family background: parents from Okinawa, lived for a time in Peru

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February 20, 2012

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Maurice H. Yamasato

Maurice H. Yamasato Interview

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February 20, 2012

Honolulu, Hawaii

Nisei male. Born June 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Parents had originally immigrated to Peru from Okinawa, Japan. During World War II, removed with family to Crystal City internment camp, Texas. After leaving Crystal City, moved to Kauai, Hawaii. Established a successful career as an architect.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Kelli Nakamura, interviewer; Mathew Medeiros, videographer

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