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The S.S. Leopoldville Disaster

Leopoldville: A Tragedy Too Long Secret, 2008 edition, by Allan Andrade One of the exceptional people I met at Longwood Gardens is Allan Andrade, a retired New York City Police Lieutenant. In our casual conversation, I learned he had written … Continue reading

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Letters from Alice

The previous posting mentioned Sonoko’s half-sister, Alice, who contracted TB in the Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp and died shortly after her release.  Here are her letters to Sonoko, including the poignant final one as she was preparing to leave in … Continue reading

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