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Miss Ruby Yoshino visits Walter Reed Army Hospital to entertain the patients there with her singing. With her are Dr. Thomas Watabe, formerly of Jerome Relocation Center, now JACL representative, and one of the hospital's Nisei patients, wounded in the fighting in Europe. Left to right: Ken Nishimoto, of Washington, D.C., Dr. Watabe, Kanchi Heyada, and Kenneth Otagaki, both from Hawaii. Miss Yoshino and Dr. Watabe, under the sponsor of the JACL, have been visiting many cities in the East, Miss Yoshino singing and Dr. Watabe speaking before school, church, and business groups. Miss Yoshino's parents are at the Central Utah Relocation Center and she has three brothers in the U.S. Army and one in the Merchant Marine. November 1944. Photographer: Van Tassel, Gretchen.

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