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In Little Tokyo, Denouncing The Detention of Migrant Children

Margaret Kuwata, center, holds a print listing the names of camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated
Margaret Kuwata, center, holds a print listing the names of camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated
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News that the White House plans to detain undocumented migrant children in Fort Sill, Oklahoma has brought back painful memories for Japanese Americans.

Fort Sill was one of the places used to incarcerate Japanese Americans in World War II. Hundreds gathered in Little Tokyo Thursday night, with many shouting "Never again is now! Never again is now!"

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