June Aochi Berk, a Japanese-American historian, sits down with Leslie Gold to share her story of resilience and optimism after experiencing one of the most atrocious acts of civil rights violations in U.S. history. As a young girl, June and her family were forced from their home and taken to an internment camp leaving behind everything she ever knew. While her story is devastating, it is familiar to many families in America. June shares with us what it was like living in the internment camps, growing up during a time where everyone thought of you as an enemy, and how she found light in such a dark situation. .
00:00 - Intro
02:17 - Interview with June Berk
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