Farewell to Manzanar

Was the family happy and excited to go home when the internment camps were closed.

from the book farewell to manzanar

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No, the family wasn't excited. They were frightened.

In our family the response to this news was hardly joyful. For one thing we had no home to return to. Worse, the very thought of going back to the West Coast filled us with dread.

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki; Houston, James D.. Farewell to Manzanar (p. 127). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.