Surprising Fact about the Japanese Internment

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Unformatted text preview: Chantel Wynter Surprising Fact about the Japanese Internment Eng 201 Barbra Cole While researching the Japanese Internment something that really stood out to me was the fact that over half of the Japanese that were placed in these internment camps were children and their emotional and psychological effects from these camps. I have a soft spot for kids so this actually hit a nerve. "Most of the 110,000 persons removed for reasons of 'national security' were school-age children, infants and young adults not yet of voting age." ("Years of Infamy", Michi Weglyn) Most of these children were actually born in the US and ended up having to leave the places they called home because their family actually came from Japan. They had to eave their comfort zones at such a young, they didnt even understand what was going on because they were so little. These children didnt have anything to do with the war and the feeling of America they were so innocent and to have being placed in places like the Internment camps had a major...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course ENG 201 taught by Professor Recny during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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