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Interview with Fusae Takaki

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Title: Interview with Fusae Takaki
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Takaki, Fusae
Keywords: Death
Family Life
Hawaii (island)
Natural Disasters
South Hilo (district)
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume I
Description: Shinmachi-born woman recalls her parents, neighborhood, home, and family life. Recounts harrowing tale of being caught in the tidal wave and the loss of her parents, niece, and nephew. She remembers helping at a doctor's office in the immediate aftermath of the tsunami. Also covers life after the disaster.
doctor's aide; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Community
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 15 min
18 pages
Geographic Coverage: Hilo, Hawaii (island)
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i

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