After the attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941, the United States government rounded up 120,000 Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. Twenty thousand were sent to Poston, a unique internment camp where laborers were used to build adobe schools, do experimental farming, and construct an irrigation system that could later be used by the Native Americans, thus aiding the settlement of the area as planned by the Office of Indian Affairs (known today as the Bureau of Indian Affairs). Passing Poston tells the moving and haunting story of four former internees of the Poston Relocation Center. Each person shadowed by a tragic past, each struggling in their own painful way to reconcile the trauma of their youth, each still searching and yearning during the last chapter of their lives, to find their rightful place in this country.
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