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A traumatic experience leaving camp to join adoptive family

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November 6, 2002

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Dennis Bambauer

Dennis Bambauer Interview I

00:26:28 — 6 segments

November 6, 2002

Male of Japanese and French-Irish descent. Born October 1, 1934, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, resided in the Children's Home Society Orphanage in Los Angeles. During World War II, was transferred to Manzanar concentration camp's "Children's Village" for orphans. Was adopted out of camp by a family from Bishop, California. Eventually became a teacher.

John Allen, interviewer

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