Farewell to Manzanar

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Manzanar Camp Imagine being shipped off to a camp with your family at a young age. You have no idea what’s going on, you just think everything is going to be all right, when it’s not. Your family is struggling to keep you alive. Farewell to Manzanar tells this story to us, a story of sadness, the story of a Japanese family struggling to survive. When you live in a family who has lost its way, you don’t have a lot of choices to help your family. This family is sent to a camp called Manzanar. Manzanar is a camp for struggling families who have nowhere to go. You have poor living conditions, the food isn’t all that good, and it’s tough. Living at Manzanar was life at its toughest. If you wanted to eat, you had to work to get it. You had to work to live, which is what we do today, but in poor living conditions was tough. They didn’t even give you enough blankets. One night the mom had to put all their clothes on themselves just to stay warm. For the people living in the camp, life was the worst it had ever been. The camp they were staying at wasn’t even ready for people to live there. The food was always spoiled which made it hard to eat. Also, the chefs were mostly people who had never cooked in their life. They never had enough supplies for anything. For anyone who walked into Manzanar, it was like walking into your worst nightmare. Eventually, they all got out of the camp. If it weren’t for family though, they would have never made it out. When you have a family to support you, there is no way you can give

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