February 9, 2014 7:06 PM

Merced's ‘Day of Remembrance’ sobering for Japanese-Americans

The two lifelong friends gathered Saturday with more than 300 people for a “Day of Remembrance” dinner at the same spot where 4,669 men, women and children were interned after President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, targeting more than 120,000 first- and second-generation Japanese-Americans across the United States.

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