My mother and father's first home in Yamagata, Japan. They met and married there during the Japanese occupation. My father had to lie about his residency to marry my Japanese mother because interracial marriages were illegal in his home state of Missouri. Because the Japanese economy was wiped out during the war, my serviceman father was, with his enlisted man's salary, rich. They had a houseboy and a housekeeper and they built one of only 8 "American-style" houses in Yamagata.
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