A Love Story: My parents Were the First Couple to Wed While Interned With Other Japanese Americans

by Sharon Maeda “Cupid Behind the Barbed Wire Fence” was The Oregonian’s headline. My parents, Milton and Molly Maeda had the dubious distinction of being the first couple to wed while incarcerated with other Japanese Americans. Just five days after Valentine’s Day 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that tore 120,000 people of Japanese … Continue reading A Love Story: My parents Were the First Couple to Wed While Interned With Other Japanese Americans