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Japanese Americans share their story on the Day of Remembrance

Amy Iwasaki Mass holding one of the 50 objects, the 'Bag by the door' at the Day of Remembrance event on Feb. 19.

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Six-year-old Amy Iwasaki Mass feared her father would be taken away, and she checked every morning if his packed leather bag was still by the front door, a sign of her father not yet detained for being a Japanese immigrant. Iwasaki Mass and her family were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain, Wyomin...