"1905 - Born in Spokane,Washington."
"As a boy, I enjoyed roaming the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.
Higher and higher I climbed, passing the great Douglas firs which
punctured the heavens.
"1917 - 1923 - A member of the Boy Scouts of America, attaining the
rank of "Eagle".
"1942 - 1943 - Then Pearl Harbor broke, and all of us of Japanese
descent were put in concentration camps. My wife and I and our newly
born daughter were sent to a camp in Idaho. This I felt at the time
was a stupid, insensitive act, one by which my country could only hurt
itself. It was a policy of unthinking racism."
1943 - Moved to New Hope, Pennsylvania.
1943 - 1990 - Created some of the most interesting furniture and
architectural pieces of the middle and latter parts of the twentieth
century. His work is included in some of the finest museum
collections in the world.
Look him up.
It's worth it.
(Quotations are from, The Soul Of A Tree, harper and Row, etc. -
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