Return to Angel Island - Calvin Ong (Ong Doon)
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Return to Angel Island - Calvin Ong (Ong Doon)
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Return to Angel Island - Calvin Ong (Ong Doon)
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In 1937, ten-year-old Calvin Ong (Ong Doon) was detained on Angel Island by immigration officials on his way into the country. Eighty-four years later—on June 26, 2021—Calvin returned to the U.S. Immigration Station with his family. He briefly spoke about his time as a detainee, and a hospital patient, on Angel Island.

In this photo, Calvin was looking out the window of the former immigration hospital when he noticed the hillside below. He could remember sitting on the hill and watching the ferry arrive with new immigrants each day. Later, we went outside so Calvin could look out over the water with his children and grandchildren.
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2021 Russell Nauman
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Russell Nauman
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