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Robert Yano, 93, who grew up in Kingsburg, was sent to an internment camp in Arizona concentration camp with other Japanese Americans during World War II. He later enlisted in the Army and became a decorated soldier. Yano has been sharing his experience with visitors at the exhibit. Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee
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