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Edna Hiromi Ogihara Cardoso


Edna Hiromi Ogihara Cardoso was born in the interior of the State of São Paulo. She is married and has one daughter. A graduate of FAUUSP [School of Architecture and Urban Planning of the University of São Paulo], she is a volunteer handicraft teacher. Watercolor is her hobby and she writes whenever inspiration strikes.

Updated October 2020


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Nikkei Chronicles #12—Growing Up Nikkei: Connecting with Our Heritage
Arigatai!!!

Nov. 7, 2023 • Edna Hiromi Ogihara Cardoso

Hiro-chan, asagohan yo! – that’s how my mother would call me for breakfast, as I promptly got up with joy and an eagerness to savor a plate of rice alongside the nutritious misoshiru!  At that time (from the late 1960s to the late 1970s) we lived in the interior [of São Paulo state] – in the small town of Osvaldo Cruz, in the Alta Paulista region – so it wasn’t easy to get the necessary ingredients to prepare Japanese dishes. Immigrants and …

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Nikkei Chronicles #9—More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports
Our Daily Radio Taiso Workouts

Oct. 28, 2020 • Edna Hiromi Ogihara Cardoso

Every morning, rain or shine, they're there for the Radio Taiso practice. The site is a sports court located in the Chácara Inglesa neighborhood, in the capital city of São Paulo. A small staff takes turns opening the entrance gate and setting up the place with a table and stereo. As a large number of Nikkei live in the neighborhood, it's hardly surprising that at least 30 percent of the regulars are of Japanese descent. Little by little, they start …

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