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Hidden Secrets in a Japanese Cane

  • Aired: 07/26/2011
  • 17:23
  • Rating: NR
What can the Japanese characters carved into a cane tell about a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? Tukufu Zuberi sets out to translate the words and uncover the story behind the cane. A curator of art from internment camps places this cane into the tradition of "gaman" - the art of living with the unbearable. Then Tukufu unravels a surprising clue about the cane's original owner.
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