A glimpse of a controversial period of Prince Rupert's past

Henry Shimizu last lived in Prince Rupert when he was 13, a long time ago in the 81 year old man’s life, but a period still fairly well placed in his memory, but not for all the best of memories.

The Globe and Mail’s Tom Hawthorn has provided a profile of the former Rupertite, an acclaimed  plastic surgeon in Edmonton , who now spends his days painting and who is showing a 27 piece retrospective of his life in the era of Canada’s internment camps of the second world war.

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 3946848016 )