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Park Ranger with Volunteers. NPS Photo.
Park Ranger Richard Potashin with long time Manzanar volunteers, Marty and Sue Powell. The Powells present a living history program for visitors based on the experiences of Sue's family members who lived in the orchard community of Manzanar.
NPS Photo.

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From the photo album of Yoshiko Hosoi.

188 couples were married at Manzanar. Some former internees say that without the camps, they never would have met their spouse. Hundreds of other couples married just before going to camp to avoid being separated.