Angela noticed two other signs that she wanted to photograph before they started driving. One was an old wooden sign labeled ‘Amache Japanese Relocation Camp.’ It displayed a map of the grounds but the map was carved directly into the wood. Also carved into the wood, in cursive: “The drawing for this map was originally drawn by Eddie Kubota who was a high school student at Amache.”
“Imagine,” Angela said, “having so much time to literally walk the grounds of this whole place. To map it out.”
“Maybe he did it as a school project,” Carl offered.
“Maybe. Or maybe from memory. The years are on here. Do you think he did it after he left?”
The question hung in the air, both knowing there was no way to answer it. <...
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