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A Gift of Beans

Norman Wright was a POW from 1942-45 spending the majority of his captivity in Innoshima camp in Japan.

see: The FEPOW Story/Personal Experiences for his story



As he was marching back to camp a local Japanese lady, at considerable personal risk, would sometimes pass him a few beans as a present. Long after the war he would meet up again with the family and his sons would later meet the lady concerned Ω.

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