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Carolyn Takeshita

Sansei female. Born June 2, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Family removed to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, and resettled in Denver, Colorado, after World War II. Moved to Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1950. Returned to Colorado and attended high school and college in Denver. Worked as a speech pathologist and educator. Active in Japanese American community projects, including Denver Japanese American Heritage School (Chibi no Gakko), Japanese American Resource Center and Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation.

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Carolyn Takeshita
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