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Nikkei Names: Writing Workshop in San Jose



The origin of my name mostly involves my paternal grandfather. Like many Japanese & Japanese Americans, I inherited my name. The first character (xxx) Toshi is one I have in common with him. I also have an aunto with that character, it spans 3 generations of my family. Will it see a fourth?

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Toshiro Omoto
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Photo taken and name story provided on September 21, 2014 at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose as a part of Discover Nikkei’s workshop warm-up excercise in conjunction with the More »

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