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Army, ... ," he said. 

The words, Imperial Japanese Army , rang in Lea's ears as the little man tied Lea's left wrist.  The Imperial Japanese Army was a thing from Nanking in December 1937.  The nun had told her that the Japs had burned the father's house,

Lea said to herself, "The family was moving to a refugee camp when the soldiers stopped them, not me.".   

The big man tied Lea's right wrist.  "A Jap,"  Lea

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Shi kata ga nai.  "It can't be helped."

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by Steve Gastineau

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