Making a speech in Japanese

Gained appreciation of his multiracial heritage through participation in Nisei Relays Attending Japanese school Making a speech in Japanese Talking with Grandmother Growing up and identity

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I was a communications major at USC and the first taste of giving a speech actually was in Japanese school. It was a lot of firsts for me as far as Japanese school goes. But that was my first opportunity to give a speech and I was really nervous and I went up and bowed to begin my speech totally in Japanese bowed again and it was over. At the end of the ceremony I got a trophy.

Date: February 7, 2000
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

japanese school speech

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