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New Year Mochi Pounding

It’s almost time to ring in the new year! During this time, we may celebrate our own traditions, possibly something unique to our families, or maybe something our ancestors have been doing for generations. Within Japanese culture, family and friends gather to pound mochi together, called mochitsuki. This happens less often today, with store-bought mochi being available. If you’ve seen how […]

The War Inside

  • August 28, 2013
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Through his personal home movies, filmmaker Mark Decena tells the story of his parent...