by Mabel Miyasaki
was three years old when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.Here, she
experiences growing up as a Japanese-American during the McCarthy period,and how Hampden and Friends School
provided a refuge from the hatred and fear of those days.
...After graduating from Friends School and college, Mabel Miyasaki went on to a career as a systems engineer and instructor with IBM.She now lives in San Francisco, but says she often thinks back to her days of living in Hampden and attending Friends School, and promises more "Hampden stories" in the future.