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[Letter to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki, Arcadia, California, August 3, 1942]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki, Arcadia, California, August 3, 1942]
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Arcadia, Calif., August 3, 1942

(93.75.31FL)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter and envelope from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki to Clara Breed.

Transcription:
District II /Barrack 46 Unit 21 Avenue 6/Santa Anita Assembly Center/Arcadia, California/August 3, 1942/Dear Miss Breed,/Monday morning and blue as usual. Feel a little bit stiff as a result of an afternoon of badminton yesterday. I have managed to play every Sunday afternoon for nearly a month now./On Saturday afternoon I had one of the doctors here in camp check my lungs. He told me that there was nothing to worry about. Later I am going to have him x-ray both my lungs and arm. /Ten men came into Japanita from North Dakota. Four of them were former San Diegans. They told me dad is getting along all right and that he is barbering in camp. He has had his trial but as yet does not know the verdict./I met Mr. Yagade for the first time in pretty close to a month!! He told me that the stamps came in good condition. He asked me to thank you so much. Mrs. Yagade also sends her best regards. Her baby was one of the prize-winners in the 4th of July Anita Funita Baby Show./Yes, Yaeko's glasses arrived safely. Thanks a million for all you did. I did not see Yaeko for about a week so I could not inform you as to whether the glasses had come./Please send me a card of small safety pins [drawing of safety pin] <--- approx size. Also a small bottle of model airplane cement./August 4, 1942/Big news later!/Hurriedly yours/
Ted.

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