Many Japanese-Americans who lived through years of imprisonment in camps around the country during World War II still carry with them the scars of their experience.

Families lost their homes, communities were destroyed, and some lost their lives. Perhaps the only positive thing about the mass incarceration of thousands of people of Japanese ancestry 75 years ago, attendees of a memorial event in downtown Los Angeles said Saturday, was all the friends they made behind the barbed wire.

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