Drawing from her new book Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy in the Japanese Internment Camps of World War II, award-winning Kansas City-area author Andrea Warren looks at a heart-wrenching chapter in American history and an inspirational figure who rose from it. Mineta grew up to become the first Japanese-American mayor of a major U.S.
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In many ways, Kansas City’s early history is that of a stereotypical frontier town. Native Americans, pioneers, and cowboys are indelibly linked to the settlement of the area and the city’s heritage. Cattle and other livestock are crucial.