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Mark Sakamoto and Jeanne Beker at Pier 21
Date: Wednesday, May 22
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Language: Presented in English
Forgiveness: A Gift from my Grandparents is the true story of author Mark Sakamoto’s grandparents. His maternal grandfather was a prisoner of war in Japan during the Second World War, meanwhile his paternal grandmother and her Japanese-Canadian family were interned in Alberta. The memoir was defended by fashion icon, entrepreneur and author Jeanne Beker for Canada Reads in 2018, and also won.