When Pearl Harbor was bombed, my parents and their family were given days to gather up what they had and leave their home.
The things they could not carry or sell were given away or left behind.
They had no certainty of where they were going, and they knew they were in the hands of a suspicious-paranoid government.
Japanese-American Citizens lost everything to something called “internment”.
They were simply removed from their lives.
Everything was taken away.
My parents really know the pain of losing it all.
Not so long ago I was facing losing it all.
I lost my house, so my place to live.
I lost my income, and with it my security.
I lost my marriage, and that felt like the loss of my identity.
Yet, I couldn’t honestly say I had lost everything.
My dad has always been my example of perseverance.
His secret for maintaining such an awesome attitude was Continue reading article