Ted Shigyo

Ted Shigyo talks about the different generations of Japanese Americans in the United States, being born in the Tule Lake camp, the state of the camp in the present, his education and work as a medical doctor, his family’s history of immigrating and living in the United States before the war. He discusses the incarceration, his family being sent to Gila River, the loyalty questionnaire, family members’ service in the military during World War II, moving to Japan after the war and returning to the U.S. and their life in Parlier after moving back and redress and reparations.

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