Trip to Guam – Visit with Governor Eddie Calvo

Mom, my sister Joanne and I had an amazing visit with Governor Eddie Calvo. It was the governor who gave a copy of Natural Destiny to President Obama. The president read the book and sent me a letter of thanks for writing my mother’s story.

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Trip to Guam – Visit to Sumay

During our amazing visit, thanks to friends and family we were able to visit several points on the naval base including Sumay Park and the cross that survived the bombs during World War II.

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Trip to Guam – School Visits

Monday, October 14 – Monday, October 21 I visited 13 Middle and High Schools and talked with 2500+ Students and talked with them about their heritage. They asked questions, sang, danced and welcomed me with open arms. What an amazing group of kids!

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Trip to Guam – Family Time

Sunday, October 13 – We attended Mass at the Catholic Church in the village of Umatec and met new family members for the first time. Later that day, we spent the evening with our very good friends, Lorraine and Richard Okada in Barrigada.