Students Now Caretakers of Internment Camp

High school history students have pledged to take care of a historical site and tell the world what happened there.

For more than three years, thousands of Japanese-Americans were held outside the small town of Granada, Colo., in Camp Amache. The internment camp was closed Oct. 15, 1945.



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