Woman in Japan Reclaims Dad, US Identity in 6-Decade Journey

At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out. Other kids sometimes taunt her. “American, American.” She yells back, “I’m Japanese!” She is told she was abandoned.
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