Executive Order 9066

Lent Day 1 — Trumpet

Beyond Heart Mountain came about as a result of my experiences growing up in Wyoming following World War II, including after the Heart Mountain Japanese relocation center was closed. The camp was no more, but the overt and quiet racism remains to this day.

I’m in a writing prompt group called 40 Days 40 Writes. The last session ended a month or so ago. My book and movie entitled “Beyond Heart Mountain” (BHM) launch this week, and I’ve devoted the month to work with my publisher on that.

Another writer named Jen mentioned that the 40x40 theme was “lent” and it was free. The price was right, and I signed up at the last minute. The…



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