Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Wednesday in Wyoming -- October 1, 2014

It looks beautiful, doesn't it?  But how would this appear to you if you were used to living in a temperate climate like Seattle or Southern California?  Would you appreciate the extremely low humidity, the constant wind, the hot summers (over 100 on some days) and cold winters (minus 40)?  This is Heart Mountain, the site of a Japanese internment camp during World War II, and those are the conditions the thousands of internees faced.

While I understand the reasons the government felt compelled to create these camps, my heart goes out to those who spent years living in one.

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