Mary Kitagawa: a degree of justice

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  1. Alice Carswell (Gosse) says:

    Hi, Mary – Remember me from Magee / 53/? Lois Hill, Elizabeth Steede and I are getting together this week and thought about you. Are you free Thursday or Friday for lunch? It’s been 58 years!

  2. Susan Aihoshi says:

    I just read this story and was heartened to learn that UBC is at last recognizing the unfairness of 70 years ago and issuing honorary degrees to those students who had been expelled after Pearl Harbor. Mary Kitigawa is to be commended for her efforts in making this happen.

  1. April 9, 2012

    […] were forced to leave UBC. I’ve been working with the Japanese Canadian community including Mary Kitagawa the Japanese Canadian elder who headed up this campaign. I am very happy that my alma mater UBC […]