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Community Celebrates Life of Bob Santos

Photo by Eugene Tagawa

The community bid “good bye” to local activist “Uncle” Bob Santos at WAMU Theater at Century Link Field. The celebration was a tribute to Mr. Santos’ life, the generations of people he inspired, and his passion for family and community. The honorary mayor of Seattle’s International District/Chinatown passed away on Aug. 27.

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The North American Post is a community newspaper that celebrates Japanese culture in the Greater Seattle area. Founded by 1st generation Japanese-Americans in 1902, the publication is one of the oldest minority-owned newspapers in the region. Today, with bilingual articles in English and Japanese, the publication connects readers with diverse cultural backgrounds to Seattle’s Japanese community. Our articles include local news, event calendars, restaurant reviews, Japanese cooking recipes, community interviews, and more.