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"...disowned by their families for marrying those who had bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki and then occupied Japan, Winfrey said. Others were rejected by their American in-laws for being foreigners."
"...Scorned by Japanese nationals for marrying ‘the enemy.’ then ostracized by Americans (even Japanese Americans) during the height of anti-Japanese hysteria in the U.S., these beautiful and brave women mostly raised mixed-race kids and created Westernized households despite having been born and raised in Japan."
"...brings to light the stories and experiences of Japanese women who moved to America for love and family."
"...In the first episode of The Stubborn Hearts podcast, I sit down with Writer/Director Yayoi Winfrey. We discuss her new documentary feature 'War Brides of Japan', and her life as a child of a war bride."