Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's no 1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In."




11.01.2010 ::
We are over 1500 questions for the first time ever!






 



First Grade Stinks!

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Farewell to Manzanar

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