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Ethnic diversity

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

Before the war broke out, we lived in a part of Chinatown. And there, there …


Benefits of his multiracial background

Chad Morton January 6, 2000

I love being parts of two different cultures. I think it's just something special to …


Addressing multiracial identity can be difficult

Eric Morton January 6, 2000

People don't always -- like for me, people don't always know what my mix is. …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

Lack of language skills

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

At that time, I think Japan was still used to “Foreigners just cannot speak Japanese.” …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

Having patience in Japan, being both

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

I try to pick up the good points from the American side and the good …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

New Year's food

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

And I think that the Japanese Americans eat more Japanese food than the Japanese people …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

Japanese are more accustomed to foreigners

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

Because we look Japanese, but we really didn’t know the Japanese customs, the Japanese language…the …

Yokoyama,Wayne Shigeto

Working at the magazine

Wayne Shigeto Yokoyama November 13, 2003

When I first came to Japan, I was just an American living in Japan. And …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

His parents' experience with Japanese resistance toward intermarriage with Okinawans

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

My father was Okinawan and my mother Japanese, what they call Naichi. And those days, …


Have compassion for all of humanity

Frank Yamasaki August 18, 1997

I think what we talked about a little earlier about having compassion. Being aware that …

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