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- Short Stories
- Grades 9-12, Adult
- Evils of racism, Individual versus society, Injustice, Loss of innocence, Totalitarianism
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Short story recounting the return to California by Hirosho Yugi and his wife after their incarceration at Heart Mountain. His initial happiness is dulled when a group of neighbors try to force him out, first by burning down a shed and throwing rocks through windows, then by the burning down of their house. The day after their house is torched, they receive a telegram informing them of the death of their son in combat in Italy.