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Joan Suzuki, the grandmother of reporter Kori Suzuki, who was born and raised in the U.S., but lived in Japan during World War II. Kori Suzuki hide caption

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Patrick Shiroishi — pictured here in Los Angeles — released 19 albums in 2022; at least three were standouts in their respective fields, in part because of the questions of identity they examine. Sean Hazen for NPR hide caption

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Yuri Kochiyama speaks at an anti-war demonstration in New York City's Central Park around 1968. Courtesy of the Kochiyama family/UCLA Asian American Studies Center hide caption

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Members of the Japanese American Mochida family, in Hayward, Calif., await relocation to an incarceration camp during World War II. Dorothea Lange/Getty Images hide caption

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Cookies for sale at the Tensuke Market "authentic Japanese grocery" in Columbus, Ohio. Tony Ganzer/ideastream hide caption

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For Great Japanese Cuisine And Grocers, Head To Central Ohio (Really)

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