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Be the first in line at Block 16, gobble down your food, run to 17 by the middle of the dinner hour, gulp another helping, and hurry to 18 to make the end of the chow line and stuff in the third meal of the evening…. No matter how bad the food might be, you could always eat till you were full.

Jeanne Wakatsuki, Farewell to Manzanar, quoted in Werner, Through the Eyes of Innocents, p. 88

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