Like The Cherry Blossom: a short film by Tucker Reiland

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It is always a struggle to preserve culture in a new country; but for the Japanese American community, it was an even greater struggle due to internment, World War II, and subsequent generations of self-imposed assimilation. It is a story of change and adaptation; the old that survived mixing with the new and foreign. It is the story of something completely different from any of its origins, and yet unmistakably connected. It is the story of being Japanese-American.