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  • In 2000, Gordon Hirabayashi received the University of Washington’s Distinguished Alumnus Award at the tenth annual Celebration of Distinction Dinner. The dinner was the culmination of a week of activities that focused on Gordon and the Japanese American experience in the Pacific Northwest. The event was among one of the final formal speaking engagements for Gordon. At this time, he had already begun to feel the impact of Alzheimer's Disease. ... more
    In 2000, Gordon Hirabayashi received the University of Washington’s Distinguished Alumnus Award at the tenth annual Celebration of Distinction Dinner. The dinner was the culmination of a week of activities that focused on Gordon and the Japanese American experience in the Pacific Northwest. The event was among one of the final formal speaking engagements for Gordon. At this time, he had already begun to feel the impact of Alzheimer's Disease. Proceeds from this event were used to establish the Gordon Hirabayashi Professorship for the Advancement of Citizenship.PH Coll 1314.111. less
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