27 Jun Bainbridge Adventure!
Bainbridge Island was one of the first places in the United States that moved Japanese families to Japanese internment camps after the Pearl Harbor bombings. We visited the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, where the stories of the Japanese families are told and remembered, so that it can never happen again to other cultures. It was an amazing experience to see how the memorial depicts their experiences and how the Bainbridge community stayed strong during hard times. Fun Fact: The elders in Bainbridge actually donated origami cranes to the children in detention centers near the U.S./ Mexican border.