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Title: Roy Ebihara Interview
Narrator: Roy Ebihara
Interviewer: Tom Ikeda
Location: Denver, Colorado
Date: July 5, 2008
Densho ID: denshovh-eroy-01-0021

RE: Oh, yeah, but you know, even at that time, I still had sufficient Southwestern accent that we were, I was always harassed, so I couldn't get along with the other kids too much. Sab accepted that, but others would not. They wouldn't let it go. You know, there were times they would corner me and say, "Say something, say something," and then laugh like heck. Kids are cruel in that growing stage.

TI: And so how did you feel about being around so many Japanese, Japanese Americans?

RE: Oh, that was, it was awful. I mean, there were times that even my other sisters didn't care to go to the mess hall. I mean, we were more frightened of them, you know, it was just a, it was a scenery we never had experienced.

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