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Title: Mutsu Homma Interview
Narrator: Mutsu Homma
Interviewers: Dee Goto (primary), Becky Fukuda (secondary)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Date: August 27, 1997
Densho ID: denshovh-hmutsu-01-0034

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DG: And so after Santa Anita, you went to Amache. Why? Most of the people went to like Manzanar or someplace.

MH: Manzanar is California people, West Los Angeles people. Los Angeles people came to Santa Anita.

DG: Oh, okay.

MH: Different, you know.

DG: As I think about it now, there is not too much difference between West Los Angeles and Los Angeles.

MH: Yes, but it was. And then my husband's classmate was also army dental department head, and then he came to, happen to be at West Los Angeles and saw my husband. He was so happy to see him and then he felt so sorry for, he have to go to camp. And then he said that, "I don't know this war is long or short. I don't want you to go too far away. Go to Santa Anita." He's the one worked to go to Santa Anita.

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