42nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage: Everyone Has A Story To Tell, But Not Everyone Has A Chance To Tell Their Story
July 24, 2011 13 Comments
Editor’s Note: After the 41st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, UCLA undergraduate Jaymie Takeshita reflected on her experiences at her first Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk program in a piece that has received rave reviews from readers, 41st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage: A Letter To Obaa-chan. Takeshita’s involvement last year inspired her to become more deeply involved in this year’s events, and, once again, she shared her thoughts about her experiences with us.
by Jaymie Takeshita
“Auntie Pat, this is Jaymie,” I said, trying to cover my nerves with an equally friendly voice.
“Jaymie!” she said, excitedly, “It’s so wonderful to hear your voice.” Read more of this post