The Story of Chiune Sugihara: A Picture Book Representation

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About the Event

Join us for a captivating presentation on “The Story of Chiune Sugihara,” a picture book that recounts the heroic actions of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II. Learn about his courageous acts and the power of compassion in the face of adversity.

Families are welcome! “The Story of Chiune Sugihara” is appropriate for kids age 6+.

About the Speaker

Ann Hoekstra is an author and presenter with a passion for sharing inspiring stories with the world. She has a deep appreciation for history and a commitment to spreading awareness of individuals like Chiune Sugihara who made a difference.

CLICK HERE to purchase a copy of “The Story of Chiune Sugihara”.

Thank you to Pro Bono ASL for providing ASL access (or ASL interpreters):  


February 29
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free – $20.00
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Japan America Society Of Chicago
(312) 263-3049
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