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Celeste Teodor was living in an orphanage in Los Angeles when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. In this clip, she describes her experiences after being taken to the Manzanar Children's Village during the war.

Courtesy of the Manzanar National Historic Site and Densho, excerpted from Celeste Teodor Interview, Segment 18 (2009)

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