We had the distinct pleasure of meeting retired pharmacist Tak Sugimoto and a few of his friends in Encinitas for a radio story Jeff created for Jazz88. Listen to hear about Japanese Internment from the perspective of a local who experienced it first-hand…
The City of Encinitas was deeply affected by the events of a dark period in our nation’s history. City Stories reporter Jeff Smith sheds some light on someone who made the best of these trying times.
LISTEN: Takeo Sugimoto MP3 (5 minutes)
The Encinitas Historical Society house the story of Tak and many other treasures making it a place worth visiting. To learn more about the shameful history of World War II Japanese American Internment camps please visit http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-wwii-japanese-american-internment