Commitments for a better life

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And no matter how talented you are, nothing big or nothing tremendous in scope had ever [been] done by a single individual. Some individuals may believe that, but that’s not true, it’s a group effort. And I always felt I was a part of a larger group, and I always felt that…another thing too, when we were having these bull sessions before we went to combat, all of us made very serious commitments that we were going to make this a better place when we come out of the war, or when we come back to civilian life and so a lot of people ask me, why do I get involved in all these projects? - Cause I think it’ll make a better life, a better place.

Date: August 28, 1995
Location: California, US
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

100th 442nd veterans

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