Conversation with Takeshi Furmoto: Internment Camp Survivor

Wednesday, December 87:00—8:00 PMVirtual

Fort Lee resident and businessman, Takeshi Furumoto is a Japanese American veteran who was born in an internment camp in

1944. His family, who spent three years in the camp in California, experienced extreme racism in the United States, were

stripped of their citizenship, and were deported after World War II. He was 12 when they were finally able to return to the

U.S. Mr. Furumoto has done numerous lectures on the subject of internment camps, Hiroshima and his experience

serving in Vietnam at Rotary Clubs, colleges, and numerous high schools and junior high schools in the Metropolitan New

York area. Program will be also be recorded and posted on the Library YouTube Channel.

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