January 22, 1942

With so many rumors going around, we were in a continual state of nervous anxiety. One day we heard that the men and women would be separated. A few hours later we heard that the women would all be released.

Most of us were afraid to live outside. We felt safer in the camp.

Occasionally someone less optimistic told us that though our men at Corregidor and Bataan were fighting like demons, it was only a question of time before they were defeated. A cold fear chilled our hearts. If Corregidor and Bataan fell, our chances of early release vanished.

The Internews, a camp newspaper, was started, and of course only camp news was printed in this tiny ten-to-fifteen page pamphlet. Since softball and football teams had been formed, one section of the paper was devoted to sports.

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