California-born Japanese-American Fred Korematsu was just 23 years old when he resisted being sent to an internment camp in 1942. He was convicted for violating military orders, sentenced to five years’ probation and was interned with his family in Utah. It was not until 1983 his case was reopened and overturned.These days, Korematsu is remembered as a notable civil rights campaigner and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom – the highest award that can be bestowed to a civilian.But…

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