Sansei female. Born August 27, 1927, in Bellevue, Washington. Raised on the family farm in Bellevue, Washington, prior to World War II. Was incarcerated at the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Was released early to harvest sugar beets in Chinook, Montana. At the onset of World War II, her father was picked up by the FBI, detained by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in Seattle, and then incarcerated at the Department of Justice camp at Fort Missoula, Montana.