Miné Okubo

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b. 1912  d. 2001  Location: U.S.

Miné Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent – nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – who were forced into “protective custody” shortly after Pearl Harbor.  She chronicled the experience in her book Citizen 13660

“I hope things can be learned from this tragic episode, for I believe it could happen again.” – Miné Okubo

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