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June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk

Nisei female. Born October 17, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, and was involved at an early age with traditional Japanese dancing and stage performance. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, family resettled in Denver, Colorado, for ten years before returning to California. After the war, pursued a career as a model and actor for a time, then got involved in numerous Japanese American community groups.

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June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk
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