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Koichi Kaminishi, the last living member of a storied Japanese-Canadian baseball team active from 1914 until Canada’s mass internment of Japanese during World War II, reflected on the team and his wartime experiences at a celebration of his 96th birthday this month near Vancouver.

The gathering, put on by a new incarnation of the Vancouver Asahi baseball team, brought together youth players of the “New Asahi” with the guest of honor at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre.

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