The memory of her grandfather (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) I got along well with my grandfather; he died when I was a little girl. I was ten years old when he died. Therefore, the relationship never reached the level of adulthood, perhaps…we never talked, I never asked him anything, [for example] grandpa…how did you feel when you arrived here all alone?...No, because I was too young. But now I remember him…and we had a very nice relationship, and he was very reserved, very quiet…I have the image of a typical Japanese man, perhaps very quiet…but also very kind and very open….

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

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