In 1941 Alice's days are filled with swimming in the Hawaiian sea going to school and helping watch her younger siblings. But on December 7 everything changes when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and brings the United States into World War II. Within hours Alice's father a Japanese immigrant is collected by authorities and sent to an internment camp. Meanwhile Alice is left behind to face discrimination from former friends.
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