The arrival of her grandpa (Spanish)

Her interests in Japanese culture (Spanish) Identity (Spanish) The importance of learning cultural diversity (Spanish) The arrival of her grandpa (Spanish) The memory of her grandfather (Spanish) To think in one language and live in another (Spanish) Studying Japanese to understand her grandfather (Spanish) Japanese language is the important aspect to keep identity (Spanish)

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(Spanish) The story that really hits me is that of my grandfather who came [here to Argentina] alone on a ship at eighteen years of age. His mother sent him to search for his brother who had already arrived. And he came with only an address [where] his brother lived. It was understood that his parents and brothers were dying. He returned to Japan only after many in his family had passed away. There were nieces and nephews and a few brothers and sisters who were living, but his parents, for example, had died.

Date: July 12, 2006
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interviewer: Takeshi Nishimura, Ricardo Hokama
Contributed by: Centro Nikkei Argentino

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