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Lillie's life: Full of heartbreak, joy

 

David Stevens: Staff photo Lillie Kiyokawa watches a 2007 video in which a classmate, Berna Jene Kreitzberg Sanders, talks about Clovis in the days following Pearl Harbor. Sanders died in 2009; her children met Kiyokawa for the first time on Friday.

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Berna Jene Kreitzberg Sanders can rest easier now.

Lillie’s OK.

When Sanders died at age 80 in 2009, she was still wondering and worrying about her childhood Japanese American friends who were snatched from their Clovis homes soon afte...



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