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My Journey to Discover the Legacy of my Grandma, Yuri Kochiyama


A Proud Granddaughter

What I admire the most about my grandma is her tremendous heart, which overflows with compassion, tolerance, and love for all people in need.  It doesn’t matter where you’re from or what your story may be.  My grandma sees the good in everyone and goes above and beyond to lend a helping hand.  She fights for what she knows is right even when the odds are against her.  She builds bridges between communities, preventing the waves of hatred to overcome, and unites all people.   I know that I should be humble about it, but I have to say that my grandma is awesome and I am proud to be her granddaughter!

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Yuri Kochiyama Speaking at Anti-War Demonstration
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This is a picture of Yuri Kochiyama speaking at an anti-war demonstration and rally in Central Park 1968 Photo courtesy of Kochiyama family More »

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