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My friend's mother, Ilse, was in a Japanese camp during the war, and they narrowly escaped unknown punishment when the soldiers came in the house to search for unauthorized food, but didn't find the bag of rice on top of the cabinet. It was a life or death situation! After the war, she emigrated to Holland, then Salt Lake City, Utah.

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If you invite someone to your home, you must gravely inform them that you have no alcohol, and you must "pick something up" on the way. James Baldwin, Another Country.

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There's a picture of James Baldwin at age 19, perhaps the first photo ever taken of him, which might be in David Leming's biography.

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James Baldwin, "Just Above My Head," "Giovanni's Room," "Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone," etc.

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