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- Short Stories
- Grades 9-12, Adult
- Overcoming – fear, weakness, vice, Patriotism – positive side or complications, Evils of racism
- Widely available
Short story about a young Nisei couple settling in "Centreville," a fictional small town in California, after World War II. John and Mary Mori arrive and open a flower market in town. But despite John's military service and the couple's good deeds, the face anti-Japanese harassment before a series of events begin to turn the tide. Author Bradford Smith tells the story using fictitious newspaper articles, letters, and personal testimony.