In 1941, Henry Miyatake befriended a Jewish boy who had fled Poland with his family. They went to the same middle school during WWII. This is a story about their relationship, before Miyatake and his family were incarcerated by the US government. Tom Ikeda, Densho Project Co-Founder interviewed Miyatake and recounts the story.
Later, Henry Miyatake became an aerospace engineer and an early pioneer in the redress movement. He passed away in 2014.