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California apologises to Japanese Americans for World War II internment camps

The California Assembly apologised on Thursday for discriminating against Japanese Americans and helping the US government send them to internment camps during World War II.The Assembly unanimously passed the resolution as several former internees and their families looked on. After the votes, lawmakers gathered at the entrance of the chamber to hug and shake hands with victims, including 96-year-old Kiyo Sato.Sato said young people need to know about the 120,000 Japanese Americans who were…

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