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YMCA And JA Community Leader Fred Hoshiyama Passes At 100

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Fred Yaichio Hoshiyama, a hero and a legend to both the YMCA and the Japanese American community, passed away on November 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, just one week shy of his 101st birthday.

Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Hitoshi Sameshima

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Hitoshi Sameshima was born in Pasadena in 1921 to parents from Kagoshima, Japan. He was a junior at the University of Southern California when the war broke out in 1941. During WWII, his bilingual skills forced him into an uncomfortable position between Japan and the U.S.

Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Nahan Gluck

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Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Kyle Honma

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Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Yae Kanogawa Aihara

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Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Masako Iwawaki Murakami

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Masako Iwawaki Murakami’s parents seldom talked about the years the family spent in an American concentration camp during WWII. Masako was 8 years old at the time and remembers how earnestly her mother and father tried to maintain a sense of normalcy for their children in spite of the extraordinary …

Voices of the Volunteers: The Building Blocks of the Japanese American National Museum

Introduction

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In the beginning of most community organizations, there are volunteers. If one were to study American nonprofit entities, whether they’re devoted to history, culture, social services, or fighting disease, a common theme is that the enduring groups, big and small, are fueled and sustained by the incalculable contributions of their …

‘Horse’ Yoshinaga Passes At 90 - Popular columnist wrote for community newspapers for seven decades

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George “Horse” Yoshinaga, a longtime columnist for The Rafu Shimpo and The Kashu Mainichi, passed away peacefully on Monday at his home in Gardena. He was 90.

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The Rafu Shimpo is a Japanese American daily newspaper based in Los Angeles. It was founded by Issei in 1903 as a Japanese-language paper, but it now includes an English section as well.

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