I remember bits and pieces of my early years. I wish I could remember more. At home, I was known as Chisaii (), the nickname given to me by our landlord in Japan. Pronounced “chee-SIGH,” the word means “small.” Although not underweight at birth, I was on the small side. At school, I was called by my given name, Delia. It was like having two personae.
Continued at Girls Sent Away. . .