His father met her while convalescing at a Sopporo hospital in Hokkaido . After serving the joint American Japanese expeditionary forces occupying Vladivostok. Between 1918-20 while fighting the Bolsheviks. He fell in love with her immediately.
His dad has made a lot of noise to just how unjust the internment is and visits his wife as often as possible while tending their turkey farm outside Tracy in the Foothills allows.