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[Letter to Clara Breed from Hisako and Jack Watanabe, Poston, Arizona, February 10, 1943]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Hisako and Jack Watanabe, Poston, Arizona, February 10, 1943]
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H: 10 in, W: 8 in (sheet); H: 3.5 in, W: 6.125 in (envelope)

Poston, Ariz., February 10, 1943


Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada


1 letter and envelope from Hisako and Jack Watanabe to Clara Breed.

February 10, 1943/Dear Miss Breed,/I am sorry I have not had time to write to you sooner but I hope you received the artificial flowers in good shape./Thank you for sending us the newspaper but I am afraid it was the wrong one. /We had all our possessions in the Buddhist Temple. Do you know whether or not everything burned?/My brothers and I read the "Shadow Bird Mystery" and we enjoyed it very much. It was very interesting and I was kept in suspense wondering what would happen to Sandy. At the end I was surprised to find the will in the camera case and also the connection between Frone and Lawrence./William and Richard read the other two books and they lent to their friends too. I lent the mystery story to my girl friend and she says it is very interesting too./We have lots and lots of dust here. I have to wash my hair almost twice or three times a week because it gets dirty so quick. /How are things in San Diego?/I hear the people there don't have a place to stay. There must be over 1 million people in San Diego now./Now that we have everything fixed up nice here I am contented./Our school has chairs, tables and recently we got our books. We have homework and everything (regular school)./Jack was happy when you praised him and said his letter was well written. He was working very hard on it and I thought it was one of the best letters he has ever written (he hasn't written many)./Mother, Father, and the three boys wanted me to tell you they said "hello."/Well, I must close now (I have to do my homework for school) so I will say good bye. I have much more to say but I am afraid it will have to wait until next time. I hope you will write soon./Very truly yours, /Hisako Watanabe and Jack Watanabe/
P.S. Am enclosing a school paper from William--./

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