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The Akune brothers: Siblings on opposite sides of war - Wendell Oshiro

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There are many stories that can be told about World War II, from the tragic to the inspiring. But perhaps one of the most heart-rending experiences was that of the Akune family, divided by the war against each other, and against their own identities. Wendell Oshiro tells the surprising story of this family split apart by war.

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  • Educator Wendell Oshiro
  • Director Brandon Denmark
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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